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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 = Monday, September 16, 2013 at 9:10:00 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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' North, Longitude: 41° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 463.50 meters/second, 1668.6 kilometres/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 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"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1036.82 miWest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 miSouth1036.83 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 179° 18' West

The ground speed is currently 437.04 meters/second, 1573.3 kilometres/hour, 977.6 miles/hour or 849.5 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' 27.0"16.29 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.0"977.47 miWest0° 09' 44.8"11.17 miNorth977.83 mi
24 hours12° 58' 43.6"877.94 miEast4° 11' 23.4"287.96 miNorth929.71 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
BarderaMon 12:10 PM121 km75 miles65 nmEast E
KismayoMon 12:10 PM350 km218 miles189 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarissaMon 12:10 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 12:10 PM462 km287 miles249 nmEast E
Arba MinchMon 12:10 PM563 km350 miles304 nmNorthwest NW
AwasaMon 12:10 PM586 km364 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiMon 12:10 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruMon 12:10 PM651 km405 miles352 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaMon 12:10 PM746 km463 miles403 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaMon 12:10 PM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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