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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 09:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' South, Longitude: 38° 48' 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"1036.85 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.86 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 Latitude: 11° 32' North, Longitude: 66° 43' 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"984.45 miwest0° 09' 10.5"10.51 minorth984.23 mi
24 hours11° 25' 16.2"774.10 mieast3° 21' 12.5"230.53 minorth802.85 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 PM208 km129 miles112 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarissaThu 12:34 PM234 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NairobiThu 12:34 PM252 km157 miles136 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArushaThu 12:34 PM260 km162 miles140 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruThu 12:34 PM381 km237 miles206 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityThu 12:34 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
KismayoThu 12:34 PM474 km294 miles256 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamThu 12:34 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth S
DodomaThu 12:34 PM538 km334 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
MbaleThu 12:34 PM641 km399 miles346 nmNorthwest NW
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