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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: 56° 14' 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"1037.12 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 of the movement is currently 434.40 meters/second, 1563.9 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"16.19 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 zenith

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

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 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 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 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 12:24 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmSouth S
DjiboutiFri 11:24 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmNorthwest NW
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