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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 01' South
Longitude: 58° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.63 meters/second, 1669.1 km/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.19 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.20 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.9"4.88 miwest0° 23' 42.6"27.16 minorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 43' North
Longitude: 97° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.44 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.1"971.67 miwest0° 07' 34.2"8.68 minorth971.43 mi
24 hours11° 29' 33.5"768.99 mieast2° 39' 39.9"182.99 minorth785.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 12:14 PM440 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuFri 11:14 AM1527 km949 miles825 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 2:14 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 1:14 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniFri 11:14 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisFri 12:14 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisFri 12:14 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamFri 11:14 AM2192 km1362 miles1183 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenFri 11:14 AM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 11:14 AM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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