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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 = Thursday, March 21, 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' North, Longitude: 46° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 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' 11.2"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.6"5.18 miWest0° 23' 40.7"27.12 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' North, Longitude: 155° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.13 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.96 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miSouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.1"957.44 miWest0° 05' 24.9"6.21 miSouth957.70 mi
24 hours11° 23' 26.2"750.99 miEast2° 32' 29.4"174.76 miSouth775.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuThu 12:02 PM214 km133 miles115 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoThu 12:02 PM425 km264 miles230 nmWest W
GalkayoThu 12:02 PM719 km447 miles388 nmNorth N
GarissaThu 12:02 PM746 km464 miles403 nmWest W
MombasaThu 12:02 PM884 km549 miles477 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiThu 12:02 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamThu 12:02 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaThu 1:02 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addis AbabaThu 12:02 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiThu 12:02 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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