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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

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' South, Longitude: 46° 22' 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 miNorth1037.78 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 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' North, Longitude: 143° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.71 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' 08.6"947.52 miWest0° 03' 18.8"3.80 miSouth947.69 mi
24 hours11° 29' 37.4"750.17 miEast1° 44' 01.0"119.23 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 12:02 PM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoWed 12:02 PM427 km266 miles231 nmWest W
GarissaWed 12:02 PM750 km466 miles405 nmWest W
GalkayoWed 12:02 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth N
MombasaWed 12:02 PM867 km539 miles468 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiWed 12:02 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamWed 12:02 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaWed 1:02 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addis AbabaWed 12:02 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiWed 12:02 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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