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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 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 30' North
Longitude: 38° 26' 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"1036.90 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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 03' South
Longitude: 178° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.09 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"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.5"977.66 miwest0° 09' 45.7"11.18 minorth978.02 mi
24 hours347° 01' 28.1"877.87 miwest4° 11' 39.0"288.28 minorth929.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakuruMon 12:20 PM407 km253 miles220 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiMon 12:20 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraMon 12:20 PM616 km383 miles333 nmWest W
AdamaMon 12:20 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth N
ArushaMon 12:20 PM680 km423 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuluMon 12:20 PM683 km424 miles369 nmWest W
KampalaMon 12:20 PM695 km432 miles375 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addis AbabaMon 12:20 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth N
MombasaMon 12:20 PM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth S
MogadishuMon 12:20 PM770 km478 miles416 nmEast E
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