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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 = Monday, September 23, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 49° 35' 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' 14.9"6.05 miWest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' North, Longitude: 84° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.47 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.05 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.3"962.70 miWest0° 05' 56.2"6.80 miNorth962.48 mi
24 hours11° 53' 13.1"789.04 miEast1° 57' 35.1"134.77 miNorth796.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuMon 11:34 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoMon 11:34 AM785 km488 miles424 nmWest W
GalkayoMon 11:34 AM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaMon 12:34 PM815 km506 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:34 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiMon 11:34 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmWest W
MoroniMon 11:34 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiMon 11:34 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenMon 11:34 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaMon 11:34 AM1575 km979 miles851 nmNorthwest NW

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