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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 26' South, Longitude: 46° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.5"5.10 miwest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 131° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.3"942.24 miwest0° 01' 06.1"1.26 misouth942.30 mi
24 hours11° 35' 06.4"752.09 mieast0° 52' 06.0"59.74 misouth756.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuTue 12:02 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoTue 12:02 PM403 km250 miles218 nmWest W
GarissaTue 12:02 PM726 km451 miles392 nmWest W
GalkayoTue 12:02 PM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth N
MombasaTue 12:02 PM826 km513 miles446 nmWest-southwest WSW
Zanzibar CityTue 12:02 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamTue 12:02 PM1040 km647 miles562 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiTue 12:02 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmWest W
VictoriaTue 1:02 PM1132 km704 miles611 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoroniTue 12:02 PM1286 km799 miles695 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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