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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 Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 09:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 44' North
Longitude: 39° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.41 meters/second, 1668.3 km/hour, 1036.6 miles/hour or 900.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.4"1036.68 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.67 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.2"5.24 miwest0° 23' 26.0"26.84 minorth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 49' South
Longitude: 142° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.87 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 29.5"997.31 miwest0° 11' 34.2"13.25 misouth997.22 mi
24 hours12° 27' 12.7"857.06 mieast4° 28' 33.8"307.62 misouth906.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakuruWed 12:28 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiWed 12:28 PM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamaWed 12:28 PM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth N
LiraWed 12:28 PM687 km427 miles371 nmWest W
Addis AbabaWed 12:28 PM696 km433 miles376 nmNorth N
MogadishuWed 12:28 PM702 km436 miles379 nmEast E
GuluWed 12:28 PM752 km467 miles406 nmWest W
MombasaWed 12:28 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth S
KampalaWed 12:28 PM768 km477 miles415 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dire DawaWed 12:28 PM820 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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