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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° 36' 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"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.5"5.14 miwest0° 23' 42.0"27.14 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 08:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 91° 12' 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"970.17 miwest0° 07' 05.6"8.13 misouth969.95 mi
24 hours12° 38' 36.9"846.93 mieast2° 27' 46.3"169.36 misouth858.83 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 AM348 km216 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoThu 11:56 AM564 km350 miles304 nmWest W
GalkayoThu 11:56 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth N
GarissaThu 11:56 AM887 km551 miles479 nmWest W
MombasaThu 11:56 AM983 km611 miles531 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 12:56 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamThu 11:56 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiThu 11:56 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmWest W
MoroniThu 11:56 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiThu 11:56 AM1386 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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