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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 09:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' South, Longitude: 43° 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 minorth1037.78 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.8"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.9"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 09:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' North, Longitude: 141° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.73 meters/second, 1525.4 km/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 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' 08.8"947.58 miwest0° 03' 19.7"3.82 misouth947.75 mi
24 hours11° 29' 34.8"750.17 mieast1° 44' 21.9"119.63 misouth763.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoWed 12:12 PM152 km94 miles82 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuWed 12:12 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
GarissaWed 12:12 PM473 km294 miles255 nmWest W
MombasaWed 12:12 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiWed 12:12 PM797 km495 miles430 nmWest W
GalkayoWed 12:12 PM849 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CityWed 12:12 PM854 km531 miles461 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruWed 12:12 PM868 km539 miles469 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamWed 12:12 PM907 km564 miles490 nmSouthwest SW
AwasaWed 12:12 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNorthwest NW
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