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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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 37' South
Longitude: 53° 23' 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 25' North
Longitude: 103° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.52 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 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' 09.1"958.38 miwest0° 05' 35.2"6.40 minorth958.16 mi
24 hours11° 34' 35.0"764.20 mieast1° 49' 44.6"125.80 minorth770.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 12:34 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuSat 11:34 AM983 km611 miles531 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSat 11:34 AM1571 km976 miles849 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:34 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiSat 11:34 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmWest W
AdenSat 11:34 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiSat 11:34 AM1848 km1149 miles998 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaSat 11:34 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 11:34 AM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaSat 11:34 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmWest-southwest WSW
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