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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 18, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 38' North, Longitude: 33° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.76 meters/second, 1669.5 km/hour, 1037.4 miles/hour or 901.5 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"1037.47 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1037.47 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.6"6.14 miwest0° 23' 16.3"26.65 misouth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 49' South, Longitude: 61° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.71 meters/second, 1568.6 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.24 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.8"974.50 miwest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 misouth974.23 mi
24 hours13° 32' 00.4"912.93 mieast3° 48' 48.3"262.20 misouth942.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbaleTue 12:38 PM80 km49 miles43 nmSoutheast SE
LiraTue 12:38 PM115 km71 miles62 nmNorthwest NW
KampalaTue 12:38 PM194 km121 miles105 nmSouthwest SW
GuluTue 12:38 PM203 km126 miles110 nmNorthwest NW
KisumuTue 12:38 PM223 km139 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EntebbeTue 12:38 PM225 km140 miles121 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruTue 12:38 PM338 km210 miles182 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaTue 12:38 PM422 km262 miles228 nmSouthwest SW
JubaTue 12:38 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaTue 12:38 PM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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