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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

UTC time = Sunday, September 22, 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 47° 11' 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"1037.81 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' North, Longitude: 99° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.06 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"975.24 miWest0° 07' 55.9"9.09 miNorth975.01 mi
24 hours11° 54' 04.2"800.27 miEast2° 47' 45.0"192.22 miNorth818.13 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 AM289 km180 miles156 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoSun 11:44 AM520 km323 miles281 nmWest W
GalkayoSun 11:44 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorth N
GarissaSun 11:44 AM842 km523 miles455 nmWest W
MombasaSun 11:44 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 12:44 PM1063 km660 miles574 nmEast-southeast ESE
NairobiSun 11:44 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSun 11:44 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiSun 11:44 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaSun 11:44 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmNorthwest NW

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