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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 Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 47° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 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' 13.0"1037.76 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.76 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.3"6.00 miwest0° 23' 21.6"26.75 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 20' North, Longitude: 75° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.93 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.88 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.8"952.51 miwest0° 03' 44.0"4.28 minorth952.35 mi
24 hours11° 49' 58.7"777.09 mieast1° 03' 44.3"73.06 minorth778.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuTue 11:44 AM345 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoTue 11:44 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest W
GalkayoTue 11:44 AM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth N
GarissaTue 11:44 AM820 km509 miles443 nmWest W
MombasaTue 11:44 AM901 km560 miles486 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 12:44 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamTue 11:44 AM1100 km683 miles594 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiTue 11:44 AM1136 km706 miles614 nmWest W
MoroniTue 11:44 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaTue 11:44 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest-southwest WSW
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