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Day and Night World Map

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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 31' North
Longitude: 40° 56' 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"1036.90 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 04' South
Longitude: 179° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.04 meters/second, 1573.4 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 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.2"977.55 miwest0° 09' 45.0"11.17 minorth977.91 mi
24 hours12° 58' 42.5"877.99 mieast4° 11' 25.1"288.01 minorth929.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuMon 12:10 PM493 km306 miles266 nmEast E
NairobiMon 12:10 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruMon 12:10 PM624 km388 miles337 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamaMon 12:10 PM692 km430 miles373 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaMon 12:10 PM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth S
Addis AbabaMon 12:10 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaMon 12:10 PM790 km491 miles427 nmNorth N
HargeisaMon 12:10 PM853 km530 miles461 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LiraMon 12:10 PM894 km556 miles483 nmWest W
KampalaMon 12:10 PM960 km597 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
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