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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 Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 07' North, Longitude: 40° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.63 meters/second, 1669.1 km/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1037.18 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1037.18 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.3"6.19 miwest0° 23' 12.5"26.58 misouth27.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 166° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.22 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.0"991.41 miwest0° 11' 08.2"12.76 minorth991.72 mi
24 hours12° 34' 49.3"862.05 mieast4° 36' 03.1"316.17 minorth921.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaTue 12:10 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KismayoTue 12:10 PM334 km207 miles180 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuTue 12:10 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast E
NairobiTue 12:10 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruTue 12:10 PM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaTue 12:10 PM695 km432 miles376 nmSouth S
AdamaTue 12:10 PM731 km454 miles394 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbaleTue 12:10 PM751 km467 miles405 nmWest W
Addis AbabaTue 12:10 PM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaTue 12:10 PM834 km518 miles450 nmNorth N
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