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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 25' South, Longitude: 56° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.51 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 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' 10.3"1036.91 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.4"4.81 miwest0° 23' 41.7"27.14 minorth27.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' North, Longitude: 83° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.44 meters/second, 1585.6 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.8"985.13 miwest0° 09' 14.8"10.60 minorth984.92 mi
24 hours11° 25' 06.1"774.45 mieast3° 23' 08.9"232.77 minorth803.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 12:24 PM252 km157 miles136 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuThu 11:24 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniThu 11:24 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaThu 2:24 PM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamThu 11:24 AM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisThu 12:24 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisThu 12:24 PM2044 km1270 miles1103 nmSouth S
AntananarivoThu 11:24 AM2047 km1272 miles1106 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 1:24 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenThu 11:24 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmNorthwest NW
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