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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 08:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 08' South, Longitude: 47° 53' 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 minorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.5"5.14 miwest0° 23' 42.0"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 08:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' South, Longitude: 90° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.78 meters/second, 1561.6 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.17 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 29' 02.6"970.12 miwest0° 07' 05.6"8.13 misouth969.89 mi
24 hours12° 38' 35.4"846.85 mieast2° 27' 48.5"169.39 misouth858.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuThu 11:56 AM371 km231 miles201 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoThu 11:56 AM595 km370 miles321 nmWest W
GalkayoThu 11:56 AM764 km475 miles413 nmNorth N
GarissaThu 11:56 AM918 km570 miles496 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 12:56 PM977 km607 miles528 nmEast-southeast ESE
MombasaThu 11:56 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamThu 11:56 AM1208 km750 miles652 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiThu 11:56 AM1238 km769 miles669 nmWest W
MoroniThu 11:56 AM1377 km856 miles743 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiThu 11:56 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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