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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 08:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 44° 19' 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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 24' North, Longitude: 90° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.39 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.05 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.3"962.60 miwest0° 05' 54.4"6.77 minorth962.38 mi
24 hours11° 53' 11.4"788.92 mieast1° 56' 48.9"133.90 minorth796.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoMon 11:54 AM198 km123 miles107 nmWest W
MogadishuMon 11:54 AM273 km169 miles147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarissaMon 11:54 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest W
MombasaMon 11:54 AM669 km416 miles361 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiMon 11:54 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest W
GalkayoMon 11:54 AM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CityMon 11:54 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruMon 11:54 AM917 km570 miles495 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamMon 11:54 AM920 km572 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
DodomaMon 11:54 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmSouthwest SW
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