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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 8:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 2° 25' South, Longitude: 51° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 463.51 meters/second, 1668.6 kilometres/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1036.84 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1036.85 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 Latitude: 11° 24' North, Longitude: 78° 50' East

The ground speed is currently 440.36 meters/second, 1585.3 kilometres/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"984.90 miWest0° 09' 13.7"10.57 miNorth984.69 mi
24 hours11° 25' 08.8"774.32 miEast3° 22' 37.1"232.15 miNorth803.53 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 12:44 PM522 km325 miles282 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuThu 11:44 AM826 km513 miles446 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniThu 11:44 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamThu 11:44 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiThu 11:44 AM1616 km1004 miles873 nmWest W
DodomaThu 11:44 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiThu 11:44 AM1792 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenThu 11:44 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoThu 11:44 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaThu 11:44 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorthwest NW

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