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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 9:34:00 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 09:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 60' South, Longitude: 38° 44' 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 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' North, Longitude: 78° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.11 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 miNorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.4"970.85 miWest0° 07' 28.1"8.56 miNorth970.61 mi
24 hours11° 29' 50.4"768.66 miEast2° 37' 05.5"180.03 miNorth784.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaFri 12:34 PM199 km124 miles107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NairobiFri 12:34 PM227 km141 miles122 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaFri 12:34 PM250 km155 miles135 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArushaFri 12:34 PM275 km171 miles148 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruFri 12:34 PM350 km217 miles189 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoFri 12:34 PM462 km287 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
Zanzibar CityFri 12:34 PM463 km288 miles250 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamFri 12:34 PM537 km333 miles290 nmSouth S
DodomaFri 12:34 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
MbaleFri 12:34 PM610 km379 miles329 nmNorthwest NW

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