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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

UTC time = Monday, February 23, 2009 at 9:40:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 23, 2009 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' South, Longitude: 38° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.27 meters/second, 1646.2 km/hour, 1022.9 miles/hour or 888.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.05 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.05 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.2"1022.81 miWest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 miNorth1022.83 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.5"2.46 miWest0° 22' 09.2"25.38 miNorth25.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 23, 2009 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' South, Longitude: 19° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.74 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.17 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 33' 01.6"969.99 miWest0° 11' 45.9"13.48 miNorth970.54 mi
24 hours10° 38' 52.7"709.90 miEast5° 00' 32.4"344.33 miNorth795.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamMon 12:40 PM336 km209 miles182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CityMon 12:40 PM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PembaMon 11:40 AM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KarongaMon 11:40 AM484 km301 miles261 nmWest W
DodomaMon 12:40 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
MzuzuMon 11:40 AM511 km318 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbeyaMon 12:40 PM544 km338 miles294 nmWest W
MoroniMon 12:40 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
NampulaMon 11:40 AM606 km377 miles327 nmSouth S
MombasaMon 12:40 PM643 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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