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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: 41° 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"1037.13 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.14 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.2"4.88 miwest0° 23' 42.7"27.15 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° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.15 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"970.95 miwest0° 07' 28.9"8.57 minorth970.71 mi
24 hours11° 29' 48.3"768.69 mieast2° 37' 25.2"180.41 minorth784.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoFri 12:24 PM233 km145 miles126 nmNortheast NE
GarissaFri 12:24 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaFri 12:24 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiFri 12:24 PM497 km309 miles269 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityFri 12:24 PM513 km318 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArushaFri 12:24 PM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 12:24 PM575 km357 miles310 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NakuruFri 12:24 PM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 12:24 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
DodomaFri 12:24 PM764 km475 miles412 nmSouthwest SW
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