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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 01' South, Longitude: 55° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.64 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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' North, Longitude: 94° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.40 meters/second, 1563.8 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 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' 22.0"971.58 miwest0° 07' 33.5"8.66 minorth971.34 mi
24 hours11° 29' 35.6"768.95 mieast2° 39' 20.4"182.62 minorth785.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 12:24 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth S
MogadishuFri 11:24 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 11:24 AM1763 km1095 miles952 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaFri 2:24 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamFri 11:24 AM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisFri 12:24 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmSouth S
AdenFri 11:24 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiFri 11:24 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 1:24 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoFri 11:24 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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