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Day and Night World Map

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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 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 24' South
Longitude: 51° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.51 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.9 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"1036.92 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 25' North
Longitude: 78° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.36 meters/second, 1585.3 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 856.0 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' 30.7"984.95 miwest0° 09' 13.6"10.57 minorth984.74 mi
24 hours11° 25' 09.1"774.37 mieast3° 22' 35.2"232.13 minorth803.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 12:44 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuThu 11:44 AM801 km498 miles433 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniThu 11:44 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamThu 11:44 AM1390 km864 miles751 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiThu 11:44 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest W
DodomaThu 11:44 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiThu 11:44 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenThu 11:44 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaThu 11:44 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoThu 11:44 AM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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