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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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' North, Longitude: 43° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.50 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1036.89 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 misouth1036.90 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.3"6.19 miwest0° 23' 09.9"26.53 misouth27.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' South, Longitude: 177° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.99 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.7"977.45 miwest0° 09' 44.1"11.16 minorth977.80 mi
24 hours12° 58' 53.1"878.10 mieast4° 11' 10.9"287.75 minorth929.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuMon 12:00 Noon218 km135 miles118 nmEast-southeast ESE
KismayoMon 12:00 Noon333 km207 miles180 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarissaMon 12:00 Noon535 km332 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
GalkayoMon 12:00 Noon646 km402 miles349 nmNortheast NE
HargeisaMon 12:00 Noon783 km486 miles423 nmNorth N
Dire DawaMon 12:00 Noon802 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamaMon 12:00 Noon810 km504 miles438 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaMon 12:00 Noon838 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiMon 12:00 Noon848 km527 miles458 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruMon 12:00 Noon876 km545 miles473 nmWest-southwest WSW
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