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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 = Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 9:02:00 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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 26' South, Longitude: 46° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 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"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.74 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.75 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: 132° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.8 kilometres/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 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' 30.9"15.71 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.3"942.17 miWest0° 01' 06.1"1.26 miSouth942.23 mi
24 hours11° 35' 06.7"752.04 miEast0° 52' 03.6"59.68 miSouth756.46 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
MogadishuTue 12:02 PM299 km186 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoTue 12:02 PM434 km270 miles234 nmWest W
BarderaTue 12:02 PM554 km345 miles299 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarissaTue 12:02 PM757 km470 miles409 nmWest W
GalkayoTue 12:02 PM803 km499 miles434 nmNorth N
MombasaTue 12:02 PM853 km530 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamTue 12:02 PM1063 km661 miles574 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiTue 12:02 PM1075 km668 miles581 nmWest W
VictoriaTue 1:02 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoroniTue 12:02 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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