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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 areas 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 8:44:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 51° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 463.74 meters/second, 1669.5 kilometres/hour, 1037.4 miles/hour or 901.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' North, Longitude: 101° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.6 kilometres/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.97 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.1"958.24 miWest0° 05' 34.3"6.39 miNorth958.02 mi
24 hours11° 34' 36.5"764.12 miEast1° 49' 25.5"125.43 miNorth770.45 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 12:44 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuSat 11:44 AM764 km475 miles413 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoSat 11:44 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 11:44 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:44 AM1438 km893 miles776 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiSat 11:44 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmWest W
DjiboutiSat 11:44 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenSat 11:44 AM1731 km1076 miles935 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaSat 11:44 AM1784 km1109 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addis AbabaSat 11:44 AM1810 km1125 miles978 nmNorthwest NW

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