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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 22' North
Longitude: 46° 01' 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"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.83 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 38' North
Longitude: 155° 02' 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"957.51 miwest0° 05' 25.0"6.21 misouth957.77 mi
24 hours11° 23' 25.8"751.04 mieast2° 32' 31.4"174.81 misouth776.00 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 PM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaThu 12:02 PM858 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiThu 12:02 PM1040 km646 miles561 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamThu 12:02 PM1090 km678 miles589 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaThu 1:02 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addis AbabaThu 12:02 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiThu 12:02 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaThu 12:02 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniThu 12:02 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenThu 12:02 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmNorth N
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