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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 09:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 00' South, Longitude: 40° 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 minorth1037.21 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.2"4.88 miwest0° 23' 42.7"27.16 minorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 09:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' North, Longitude: 80° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.14 meters/second, 1562.9 km/hour, 971.2 miles/hour or 843.9 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' 21.5"971.01 miwest0° 07' 28.8"8.57 minorth970.76 mi
24 hours11° 29' 48.4"768.74 mieast2° 37' 23.0"180.38 minorth784.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaFri 12:24 PM225 km140 miles121 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoFri 12:24 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNortheast NE
MombasaFri 12:24 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiFri 12:24 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest W
ArushaFri 12:24 PM499 km310 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
Zanzibar CityFri 12:24 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamFri 12:24 PM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NakuruFri 12:24 PM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 12:24 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNortheast NE
DodomaFri 12:24 PM739 km459 miles399 nmSouthwest SW
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