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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 = Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 8:44:00 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 Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' North, Longitude: 47° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 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"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 05' 18.8"6.13 miWest0° 23' 19.6"26.71 miSouth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' North, Longitude: 111° 11' West

The ground speed is currently 441.68 meters/second, 1590.0 kilometres/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.6 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' 30.2"16.47 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.0"987.87 miWest0° 09' 38.9"11.05 miNorth987.68 mi
24 hours11° 54' 33.3"811.20 miEast3° 32' 33.1"243.50 miNorth842.21 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
MogadishuSat 11:44 AM269 km167 miles145 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoSat 11:44 AM536 km333 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarderaSat 11:44 AM588 km365 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoSat 11:44 AM684 km425 miles370 nmNorth N
GarissaSat 11:44 AM857 km532 miles463 nmWest W
MombasaSat 11:44 AM988 km614 miles534 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 12:44 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmEast-southeast ESE
NairobiSat 11:44 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSat 11:44 AM1206 km750 miles651 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiSat 11:44 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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