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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 8:54:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 24' North, Longitude: 89° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.40 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' 06.0"0.11 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.3"962.54 miWest0° 05' 54.5"6.77 miNorth962.32 mi
24 hours11° 53' 11.5"788.88 miEast1° 56' 51.4"133.94 miNorth796.13 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 AM229 km142 miles123 nmWest W
MogadishuMon 11:54 AM261 km162 miles141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarissaMon 11:54 AM552 km343 miles298 nmWest W
MombasaMon 11:54 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSouthwest SW
GalkayoMon 11:54 AM832 km517 miles450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NairobiMon 11:54 AM873 km543 miles472 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityMon 11:54 AM891 km554 miles481 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:54 AM940 km584 miles507 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruMon 11:54 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest W
DodomaMon 11:54 AM1184 km736 miles640 nmSouthwest SW

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