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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 8:54:00 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 08:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' North, Longitude: 44° 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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' North, Longitude: 101° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 436.01 meters/second, 1569.7 kilometres/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 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' 30.2"16.25 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.6"975.15 miWest0° 07' 55.2"9.08 miNorth974.92 mi
24 hours11° 54' 04.1"800.19 miEast2° 47' 24.8"191.84 miNorth817.97 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 11:54 AM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KismayoSun 11:54 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarderaSun 11:54 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
GarissaSun 11:54 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest W
MombasaSun 11:54 AM728 km452 miles393 nmSouthwest SW
GalkayoSun 11:54 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NairobiSun 11:54 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest W
Zanzibar CitySun 11:54 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruSun 11:54 AM959 km596 miles518 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSun 11:54 AM979 km609 miles529 nmSouthwest SW

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