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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 09:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 24' South
Longitude: 38° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.52 meters/second, 1668.7 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"1036.93 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.93 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.5"4.81 miwest0° 23' 41.7"27.14 minorth27.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 32' North
Longitude: 66° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.16 meters/second, 1584.6 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.6"984.50 miwest0° 09' 10.3"10.51 minorth984.29 mi
24 hours11° 25' 16.5"774.15 mieast3° 21' 10.7"230.51 minorth802.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MombasaThu 12:34 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
NairobiThu 12:34 PM226 km140 miles122 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArushaThu 12:34 PM232 km144 miles125 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarissaThu 12:34 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakuruThu 12:34 PM357 km222 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityThu 12:34 PM423 km263 miles229 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamThu 12:34 PM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth S
KismayoThu 12:34 PM501 km311 miles271 nmEast-northeast ENE
DodomaThu 12:34 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
MbaleThu 12:34 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNorthwest NW
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