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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 9:06:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 09:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 05' South, Longitude: 41° 23' East

The ground speed is currently 463.86 meters/second, 1669.9 kilometres/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1037.62 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.62 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.8"5.92 miWest0° 23' 21.9"26.76 miSouth27.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 09:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 00' North, Longitude: 22° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 427.98 meters/second, 1540.7 kilometres/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 831.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.96 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.9"957.16 miWest0° 04' 16.0"4.89 miSouth957.35 mi
24 hours12° 28' 32.8"825.33 miEast2° 06' 11.7"144.62 miSouth842.26 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoSun 12:06 PM151 km94 miles82 nmEast-northeast ENE
GarissaSun 12:06 PM207 km128 miles112 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaSun 12:06 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarderaSun 12:06 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NairobiSun 12:06 PM509 km316 miles275 nmWest W
MogadishuSun 12:06 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNortheast NE
ArushaSun 12:06 PM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruSun 12:06 PM598 km371 miles323 nmWest W
Zanzibar CitySun 12:06 PM612 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamSun 12:06 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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