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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 47' South, Longitude: 38° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.37 meters/second, 1668.1 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1036.53 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.54 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.7"4.74 miwest0° 23' 40.3"27.11 minorth27.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' North, Longitude: 54° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.28 meters/second, 1603.0 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.1"995.94 miwest0° 10' 31.5"12.05 minorth995.81 mi
24 hours11° 23' 26.7"781.05 mieast3° 57' 50.5"272.43 minorth823.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArushaWed 12:36 PM199 km124 miles108 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaWed 12:36 PM202 km125 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
NairobiWed 12:36 PM240 km149 miles129 nmNorthwest NW
GarissaWed 12:36 PM295 km183 miles159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakuruWed 12:36 PM375 km233 miles202 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityWed 12:36 PM384 km239 miles207 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamWed 12:36 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaWed 12:36 PM474 km295 miles256 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoWed 12:36 PM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
MwanzaWed 12:36 PM608 km378 miles328 nmWest W
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