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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 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 02' South
Longitude: 46° 05' 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 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 22' North
Longitude: 143° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.71 meters/second, 1525.4 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"947.60 miwest0° 03' 18.9"3.80 misouth947.76 mi
24 hours11° 29' 37.0"750.22 mieast1° 44' 03.4"119.29 misouth763.45 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 PM244 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaWed 12:02 PM841 km522 miles454 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiWed 12:02 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamWed 12:02 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaWed 1:02 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addis AbabaWed 12:02 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniWed 12:02 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiWed 12:02 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaWed 12:02 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenWed 12:02 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmNorth N
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