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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 = Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8:18:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 08:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 53° 37' 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' 13.0"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.5"6.02 miWest0° 23' 21.9"26.76 miSouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 43° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.24 meters/second, 1620.9 km/hour, 1007.2 miles/hour or 875.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.78 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 33' 53.3"1007.09 miWest0° 09' 33.1"10.94 miSouth1007.18 mi
24 hours10° 30' 14.0"726.29 miEast3° 50' 45.7"264.26 miSouth772.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 12:18 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuTue 11:18 AM951 km591 miles514 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenTue 11:18 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniTue 11:18 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiTue 11:18 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:18 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiTue 11:18 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest W
Addis AbabaTue 11:18 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 11:18 AM1997 km1241 miles1079 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaTue 11:18 AM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmWest-southwest WSW

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