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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
NakuruMon 12:20 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiMon 12:20 PM469 km292 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbaleMon 12:20 PM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-southwest WSW
KismayoMon 12:20 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
LiraMon 12:20 PM647 km402 miles350 nmWest W
AdamaMon 12:20 PM670 km416 miles362 nmNorth N
GuluMon 12:20 PM714 km444 miles386 nmWest W
Addis AbabaMon 12:20 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth N
KampalaMon 12:20 PM724 km450 miles391 nmWest-southwest WSW
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