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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 = Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 8:24:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 37' South, Longitude: 56° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.74 meters/second, 1669.5 km/hour, 1037.4 miles/hour or 901.4 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' 10.7"1037.35 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.35 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.3"4.94 miWest0° 23' 43.2"27.17 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' North, Longitude: 106° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.56 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.98 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.2"958.41 miWest0° 05' 36.1"6.42 miNorth958.19 mi
24 hours11° 34' 32.9"764.18 miEast1° 50' 08.2"126.25 miNorth770.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 12:24 PM341 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuSat 11:24 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSat 11:24 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaSat 2:24 PM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamSat 11:24 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenSat 11:24 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 1:24 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiSat 11:24 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 12:24 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 12:24 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmSouth S

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