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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 8:34:00 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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 37' South, Longitude: 53° 40' 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 miNorth1037.36 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 Latitude: 17° 25' North, Longitude: 104° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.53 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"958.33 miWest0° 05' 35.2"6.41 miNorth958.10 mi
24 hours11° 34' 34.7"764.15 miEast1° 49' 47.0"125.84 miNorth770.54 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 PM387 km240 miles209 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuSat 11:34 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSat 11:34 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:34 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenSat 11:34 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiSat 11:34 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiSat 11:34 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 11:34 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaSat 11:34 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSat 11:34 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmWest-southwest WSW

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