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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 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 37' South, Longitude: 50° 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' North, Longitude: 101° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.48 meters/second, 1542.5 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 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"958.30 miwest0° 05' 34.3"6.39 minorth958.08 mi
24 hours11° 34' 36.7"764.17 mieast1° 49' 23.2"125.40 minorth770.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 12:44 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuSat 11:44 AM738 km458 miles398 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoSat 11:44 AM938 km583 miles507 nmWest W
GalkayoSat 11:44 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 11:44 AM1396 km868 miles754 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:44 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiSat 11:44 AM1565 km973 miles845 nmWest W
DjiboutiSat 11:44 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenSat 11:44 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaSat 11:44 AM1755 km1090 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
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