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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 = Friday, September 23, 2011 at 9:04:00 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 Friday, September 23, 2011 at 09:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 42° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 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 miSouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.4"6.04 miWest0° 23' 21.8"26.76 miSouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 23, 2011 at 09:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' North, Longitude: 12° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.92 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.06 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 28' 15.6"963.69 miWest0° 10' 02.1"11.50 miSouth964.16 mi
24 hours12° 40' 17.4"843.90 miEast4° 27' 19.4"306.29 miSouth905.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoFri 12:04 PM61 km38 miles33 nmSoutheast SE
GarissaFri 12:04 PM282 km175 miles152 nmWest W
MogadishuFri 12:04 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast-northeast ENE
MombasaFri 12:04 PM525 km326 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiFri 12:04 PM608 km378 miles328 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruFri 12:04 PM675 km420 miles365 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityFri 12:04 PM756 km470 miles408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamFri 12:04 PM818 km508 miles441 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AwasaFri 12:04 PM879 km546 miles475 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbaleFri 12:04 PM893 km555 miles482 nmWest W

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