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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

UTC time = Friday, March 15, 2013 at 8:34:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 01' South, Longitude: 53° 44' 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' 14.0"4.88 miWest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 miNorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 46' North, Longitude: 92° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.36 meters/second, 1563.7 km/hour, 971.6 miles/hour or 844.3 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"0.14 miNorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.9"971.43 miWest0° 07' 32.7"8.65 miNorth971.18 mi
24 hours11° 29' 37.6"768.87 miEast2° 39' 03.0"182.28 miNorth785.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 12:34 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuFri 11:34 AM1036 km644 miles560 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 11:34 AM1575 km979 miles851 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:34 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiFri 11:34 AM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmWest W
AdenFri 11:34 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiFri 11:34 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 11:34 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisFri 12:34 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmSouth S
DodomaFri 11:34 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmWest-southwest WSW

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