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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 = Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 8:34:00 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 Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 49° 41' East

The ground speed is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 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' 13.1"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.0"6.09 miWest0° 23' 20.6"26.73 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 33' North, Longitude: 96° 51' West

The ground speed is currently 436.10 meters/second, 1569.9 kilometres/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 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"16.26 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.6"975.33 miWest0° 07' 56.8"9.11 miNorth975.10 mi
24 hours11° 54' 04.3"800.34 miEast2° 48' 04.9"192.61 miNorth818.30 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
MogadishuSun 11:34 AM525 km326 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoSun 11:34 AM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaSun 12:34 PM834 km518 miles450 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamSun 11:34 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSun 11:34 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmWest W
DjiboutiSun 11:34 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenSun 11:34 AM1484 km922 miles802 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSun 11:34 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaSun 11:34 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSun 11:34 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW

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