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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 8:44:00 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 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 01' South, Longitude: 51° 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' 14.0"4.88 miWest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 miNorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' North, Longitude: 90° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.32 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"971.33 miWest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 miNorth971.09 mi
24 hours11° 29' 39.6"768.83 miEast2° 38' 43.5"181.90 miNorth785.23 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 PM551 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuFri 11:44 AM794 km494 miles429 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoFri 11:44 AM984 km611 miles531 nmWest W
MoroniFri 11:44 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:44 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiFri 11:44 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest W
DjiboutiFri 11:44 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenFri 11:44 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaFri 11:44 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addis AbabaFri 11:44 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorthwest NW

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