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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 02' South
Longitude: 48° 35' 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"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.8"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.9"27.14 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 23' North
Longitude: 145° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.69 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"947.54 miwest0° 03' 18.0"3.79 misouth947.71 mi
24 hours11° 29' 39.6"750.23 mieast1° 43' 42.3"118.88 misouth763.39 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 AM429 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaWed 12:52 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamWed 11:52 AM1277 km793 miles689 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiWed 11:52 AM1318 km819 miles711 nmWest W
MoroniWed 11:52 AM1412 km878 miles763 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiWed 11:52 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenWed 11:52 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaWed 11:52 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaWed 11:52 AM1581 km982 miles853 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaWed 11:52 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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