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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 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 01' South
Longitude: 50° 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"1037.20 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.20 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.0"4.88 miwest0° 23' 42.6"27.16 minorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 47' North
Longitude: 89° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.31 meters/second, 1563.5 km/hour, 971.5 miles/hour or 844.2 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"971.39 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 minorth971.14 mi
24 hours11° 29' 39.9"768.88 mieast2° 38' 41.3"181.87 minorth785.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 12:44 PM577 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuFri 11:44 AM769 km478 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoFri 11:44 AM953 km592 miles515 nmWest W
MoroniFri 11:44 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:44 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiFri 11:44 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmWest W
DjiboutiFri 11:44 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaFri 11:44 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenFri 11:44 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaFri 11:44 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorthwest NW
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