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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 = Friday, March 15, 2013 at 8:24:00 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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 01' South, Longitude: 56° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 463.64 meters/second, 1669.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.2 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"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.12 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.9"4.88 miWest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 miNorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' North, Longitude: 95° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 434.40 meters/second, 1563.9 kilometres/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 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' 31.3"16.19 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.0"971.52 miWest0° 07' 33.5"8.66 miNorth971.28 mi
24 hours11° 29' 35.5"768.90 miEast2° 39' 22.6"182.65 miNorth785.47 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
VictoriaFri 12:24 PM301 km187 miles162 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuFri 11:24 AM1293 km803 miles698 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 11:24 AM1787 km1111 miles965 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaFri 2:24 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamFri 11:24 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisFri 12:24 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmSouth S
MaleFri 1:24 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenFri 11:24 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 12:24 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmSouth S
DjiboutiFri 11:24 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmNorthwest NW

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