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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 08:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 01' South, Longitude: 48° 27' 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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' North, Longitude: 87° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.27 meters/second, 1563.4 km/hour, 971.4 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' 21.8"971.29 miwest0° 07' 31.1"8.62 minorth971.05 mi
24 hours11° 29' 42.1"768.85 mieast2° 38' 21.8"181.50 minorth785.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuFri 11:54 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoFri 11:54 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaFri 12:54 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast-southeast ESE
GalkayoFri 11:54 AM977 km607 miles528 nmNorth N
GarissaFri 11:54 AM995 km619 miles537 nmWest W
MombasaFri 11:54 AM1002 km622 miles541 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:54 AM1147 km713 miles620 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniFri 11:54 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiFri 11:54 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmWest W
DodomaFri 11:54 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-southwest WSW
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