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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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 14' South, Longitude: 53° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.82 meters/second, 1669.7 km/hour, 1037.5 miles/hour or 901.6 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' 10.8"1037.60 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.61 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.4"5.00 miwest0° 23' 43.5"27.17 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 115° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.94 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"948.11 miwest0° 03' 26.7"3.95 minorth947.96 mi
24 hours11° 37' 53.0"759.78 mieast0° 57' 03.4"65.42 minorth760.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:34 PM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuSun 11:34 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 11:34 AM1597 km993 miles863 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSun 11:34 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenSun 11:34 AM1805 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiSun 11:34 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiSun 11:34 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmWest W
Addis AbabaSun 11:34 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSun 11:34 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 11:34 AM2057 km1278 miles1110 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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