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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 Monday, September 23, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 46° 49' 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' 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° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.43 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 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"962.68 miwest0° 05' 55.3"6.79 minorth962.46 mi
24 hours11° 53' 12.1"789.00 mieast1° 57' 10.8"134.32 minorth796.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuMon 11:44 AM297 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoMon 11:44 AM476 km295 miles257 nmWest W
GalkayoMon 11:44 AM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth N
GarissaMon 11:44 AM799 km496 miles431 nmWest W
MombasaMon 11:44 AM901 km560 miles487 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 12:44 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:44 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiMon 11:44 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmWest W
MoroniMon 11:44 AM1331 km827 miles718 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaMon 11:44 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorthwest NW
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