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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 = Monday, September 23, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 47° 05' 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' 14.9"6.05 miWest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 23' North, Longitude: 87° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 430.43 meters/second, 1549.6 kilometres/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 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"16.05 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.3"962.62 miWest0° 05' 55.4"6.79 miNorth962.40 mi
24 hours11° 53' 12.2"788.96 miEast1° 57' 13.2"134.35 miNorth796.27 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
MogadishuMon 11:44 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoMon 11:44 AM507 km315 miles274 nmWest W
BarderaMon 11:44 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoMon 11:44 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth N
GarissaMon 11:44 AM830 km516 miles448 nmWest W
MombasaMon 11:44 AM929 km577 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 12:44 PM1051 km653 miles567 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:44 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiMon 11:44 AM1150 km714 miles621 nmWest W
MoroniMon 11:44 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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