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Day and Night World Map

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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 09:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 60' South
Longitude: 35° 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"1037.21 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 09:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 55' North
Longitude: 75° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.06 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.7 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' 21.3"970.81 miwest0° 07' 27.3"8.54 minorth970.57 mi
24 hours11° 29' 52.7"768.68 mieast2° 36' 43.7"179.63 minorth784.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NairobiFri 12:44 PM125 km78 miles67 nmNortheast NE
ArushaFri 12:44 PM173 km108 miles93 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NakuruFri 12:44 PM187 km117 miles101 nmNorth N
KisumuFri 12:44 PM249 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaFri 12:44 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest W
MbaleFri 12:44 PM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaFri 12:44 PM445 km277 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
EntebbeFri 12:44 PM450 km279 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
KampalaFri 12:44 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaFri 12:44 PM462 km287 miles250 nmSouth S
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