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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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 37' South, Longitude: 55° 53' 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"1037.42 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.43 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° 19' 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"958.47 miwest0° 05' 36.1"6.42 minorth958.24 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.1"764.23 mieast1° 50' 05.9"126.21 minorth770.67 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 PM335 km208 miles181 nmSouth S
MogadishuSat 11:24 AM1242 km771 miles670 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSat 11:24 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:24 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSat 2:24 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdenSat 11:24 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiSat 11:24 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 12:24 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmSouth S
MaleSat 1:24 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSat 11:24 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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