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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 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' North, Longitude: 41° 13' 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"1036.82 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 of the movement is currently 437.04 meters/second, 1573.3 km/hour, 977.6 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' 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
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
NairobiMon 12:10 PM645 km400 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruMon 12:10 PM651 km405 miles352 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamaMon 12:10 PM701 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaMon 12:10 PM746 km463 miles403 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaMon 12:10 PM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaMon 12:10 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth N
MbaleMon 12:10 PM799 km496 miles431 nmWest-southwest WSW
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