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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 9:44:00 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 09:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 60' South, Longitude: 36° 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 09:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' North, Longitude: 75° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.06 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 971.0 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' 21.3"970.76 miWest0° 07' 27.3"8.55 miNorth970.51 mi
24 hours11° 29' 52.5"768.63 miEast2° 36' 45.9"179.66 miNorth784.54 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 PM103 km64 miles55 nmNortheast NE
ArushaFri 12:44 PM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NakuruFri 12:44 PM188 km117 miles101 nmNorth N
MwanzaFri 12:44 PM374 km233 miles202 nmWest W
MbaleFri 12:44 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaFri 12:44 PM416 km259 miles225 nmEast-northeast ENE
MombasaFri 12:44 PM445 km277 miles241 nmEast-southeast ESE
DodomaFri 12:44 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth S
EntebbeFri 12:44 PM477 km296 miles257 nmWest-northwest WNW
KampalaFri 12:44 PM480 km298 miles259 nmWest-northwest WNW

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