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Day and Night World Map

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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 17, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 01' North
Longitude: 31° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.66 meters/second, 1669.2 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.24 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1037.25 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.0"6.14 miwest0° 23' 14.1"26.61 misouth27.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 16' South
Longitude: 46° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.80 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.51 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.1"990.39 miwest0° 12' 03.4"13.81 misouth990.24 mi
24 hours13° 01' 14.5"891.36 mieast4° 33' 50.0"313.70 misouth939.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuluMon 12:48 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNortheast NE
LiraMon 12:48 PM177 km110 miles96 nmEast E
KampalaMon 12:48 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSoutheast SE
EntebbeMon 12:48 PM252 km156 miles136 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbararaMon 12:48 PM300 km186 miles162 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JubaMon 12:48 PM314 km195 miles170 nmNorth N
MbaleMon 12:48 PM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-southeast ESE
YambioMon 12:48 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
RuhengeriMon 11:48 AM432 km269 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RwamaganaMon 11:48 AM451 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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