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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' South, Longitude: 48° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 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' 11.0"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.8"5.14 miwest0° 23' 41.9"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' North, Longitude: 146° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.68 meters/second, 1525.3 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.5"947.47 miwest0° 03' 17.9"3.78 misouth947.64 mi
24 hours11° 29' 39.9"750.18 mieast1° 43' 40.0"118.83 misouth763.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuWed 11:52 AM455 km283 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoWed 11:52 AM705 km438 miles381 nmWest W
GalkayoWed 11:52 AM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaWed 12:52 PM891 km553 miles481 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamWed 11:52 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiWed 11:52 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmWest W
MoroniWed 11:52 AM1431 km889 miles772 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiWed 11:52 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenWed 11:52 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaWed 11:52 AM1503 km934 miles812 nmNorthwest NW
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