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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 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' North, Longitude: 38° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.51 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"1036.83 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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' South, Longitude: 178° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.08 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 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' 02.5"977.58 miwest0° 09' 45.5"11.18 minorth977.94 mi
24 hours347° 01' 26.9"877.83 miwest4° 11' 37.4"288.23 minorth929.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaMon 12:20 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Arba MinchMon 12:20 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruMon 12:20 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiMon 12:20 PM469 km292 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AwasaMon 12:20 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
MbaleMon 12:20 PM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-southwest WSW
KismayoMon 12:20 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
JimmaMon 12:20 PM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LiraMon 12:20 PM647 km402 miles350 nmWest W
AdamaMon 12:20 PM670 km416 miles362 nmNorth N
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