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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 09:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 60' South, Longitude: 38° 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 minorth1037.21 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 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' North, Longitude: 77° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.10 meters/second, 1562.8 km/hour, 971.1 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.18 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.4"970.91 miwest0° 07' 28.0"8.56 minorth970.67 mi
24 hours11° 29' 50.6"768.71 mieast2° 37' 03.3"180.00 minorth784.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NairobiFri 12:34 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarissaFri 12:34 PM216 km134 miles117 nmNortheast NE
ArushaFri 12:34 PM250 km155 miles135 nmSouthwest SW
MombasaFri 12:34 PM265 km165 miles143 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NakuruFri 12:34 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityFri 12:34 PM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth S
KismayoFri 12:34 PM490 km305 miles265 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamFri 12:34 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth S
DodomaFri 12:34 PM551 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbaleFri 12:34 PM584 km363 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
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