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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
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 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaTue 12:02 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addis AbabaTue 12:02 PM1329 km826 miles717 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiTue 12:02 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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