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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: 46° 43' 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"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.83 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° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.92 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"952.57 miwest0° 03' 43.9"4.28 minorth952.41 mi
24 hours11° 49' 58.3"777.13 mieast1° 03' 41.7"73.02 minorth778.14 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 AM329 km204 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoTue 11:44 AM466 km290 miles252 nmWest W
GarissaTue 11:44 AM789 km490 miles426 nmWest W
GalkayoTue 11:44 AM817 km508 miles441 nmNorth N
MombasaTue 11:44 AM873 km542 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 12:44 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamTue 11:44 AM1076 km668 miles581 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiTue 11:44 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmWest W
MoroniTue 11:44 AM1286 km799 miles695 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaTue 11:44 AM1367 km850 miles738 nmWest-southwest WSW
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