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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.

September Equinox 2011

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 23, 2011 at 09:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 00' South
Longitude: 41° 51' 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"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 42' North
Longitude: 12° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.93 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.07 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 28' 15.6"963.78 miwest0° 10' 02.2"11.50 misouth964.24 mi
24 hours12° 40' 17.4"843.97 mieast4° 27' 21.8"306.36 misouth905.66 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 PM86 km54 miles47 nmEast-southeast ESE
GarissaFri 12:04 PM251 km156 miles136 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuFri 12:04 PM448 km279 miles242 nmEast-northeast ENE
MombasaFri 12:04 PM510 km317 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiFri 12:04 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruFri 12:04 PM644 km400 miles348 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityFri 12:04 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamFri 12:04 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbaleFri 12:04 PM863 km536 miles466 nmWest W
DodomaFri 12:04 PM963 km598 miles520 nmSouthwest SW
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