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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° 35' 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"1037.53 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.53 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° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.95 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"948.05 miwest0° 03' 26.8"3.95 minorth947.90 mi
24 hours11° 37' 53.0"759.73 mieast0° 57' 05.9"65.46 minorth760.32 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 PM429 km266 miles232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuSun 11:34 AM987 km613 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 11:34 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSun 11:34 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenSun 11:34 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiSun 11:34 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiSun 11:34 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmWest W
Addis AbabaSun 11:34 AM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSun 11:34 AM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 11:34 AM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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