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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 Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 46° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' North, Longitude: 99° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.05 meters/second, 1569.8 km/hour, 975.4 miles/hour or 847.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"975.30 miwest0° 07' 55.9"9.09 minorth975.07 mi
24 hours11° 54' 04.2"800.31 mieast2° 47' 42.6"192.19 minorth818.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSun 11:44 AM268 km167 miles145 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoSun 11:44 AM489 km304 miles264 nmWest W
GalkayoSun 11:44 AM730 km453 miles394 nmNorth N
GarissaSun 11:44 AM811 km504 miles438 nmWest W
MombasaSun 11:44 AM931 km578 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 12:44 PM1090 km677 miles588 nmEast-southeast ESE
NairobiSun 11:44 AM1134 km705 miles612 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSun 11:44 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiSun 11:44 AM1327 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaSun 11:44 AM1330 km826 miles718 nmNorthwest NW
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