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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

UTC time = Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:10:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' North, Longitude: 26° 13' 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"1036.84 miWest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 miSouth1036.84 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.3"6.19 miWest0° 23' 10.0"26.53 miSouth27.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 55' South, Longitude: 166° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.32 meters/second, 1574.4 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 04.9"978.11 miWest0° 09' 49.1"11.25 miNorth978.47 mi
24 hours12° 57' 39.8"877.27 miEast4° 12' 46.7"289.55 miNorth929.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiMon 12:10 PM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OboMon 11:10 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth N
YambioMon 1:10 PM334 km208 miles180 nmNortheast NE
GomaMon 12:10 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriMon 12:10 PM584 km363 miles315 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaMon 1:10 PM603 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
WauMon 1:10 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukavuMon 12:10 PM627 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaMon 12:10 PM642 km399 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
BriaMon 11:10 AM647 km402 miles349 nmNorthwest NW

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