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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 9:10:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 08' North, Longitude: 41° 07' East

The ground speed is currently 463.63 meters/second, 1669.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1037.11 miWest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 miSouth1037.11 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° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.6 kilometres/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.52 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.9"991.34 miWest0° 11' 08.1"12.75 miNorth991.64 mi
24 hours12° 34' 50.2"862.01 miEast4° 36' 02.2"316.13 miNorth921.76 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarderaTue 12:10 PM131 km82 miles71 nmEast E
KismayoTue 12:10 PM317 km197 miles171 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarissaTue 12:10 PM329 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuTue 12:10 PM469 km291 miles253 nmEast E
Arba MinchTue 12:10 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiTue 12:10 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
AwasaTue 12:10 PM619 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruTue 12:10 PM623 km387 miles336 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaTue 12:10 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KisumuTue 12:10 PM751 km466 miles405 nmWest-southwest WSW

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