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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 09:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 36' South
Longitude: 38° 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"1037.43 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.4"4.95 miwest0° 23' 43.3"27.17 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 31' North
Longitude: 89° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.30 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.5"957.89 miwest0° 05' 29.9"6.31 minorth957.66 mi
24 hours11° 34' 45.9"764.01 mieast1° 47' 36.1"123.35 minorth770.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NairobiSat 12:34 PM177 km110 miles96 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarissaSat 12:34 PM190 km118 miles102 nmNortheast NE
ArushaSat 12:34 PM273 km170 miles147 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruSat 12:34 PM294 km183 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaSat 12:34 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KismayoSat 12:34 PM484 km300 miles261 nmEast-northeast ENE
Zanzibar CitySat 12:34 PM512 km318 miles277 nmSouth S
MbaleSat 12:34 PM553 km344 miles299 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSat 12:34 PM584 km363 miles315 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamSat 12:34 PM585 km364 miles316 nmSouth S
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