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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 38' North
Longitude: 31° 14' 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 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 50' South
Longitude: 59° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.66 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.9 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 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.3"974.38 miwest0° 10' 33.5"12.10 misouth974.11 mi
24 hours13° 32' 12.9"913.06 mieast3° 48' 25.4"261.77 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
GuluTue 12:48 PM173 km108 miles94 nmNortheast NE
LiraTue 12:48 PM197 km123 miles107 nmEast-northeast ENE
KampalaTue 12:48 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSoutheast SE
EntebbeTue 12:48 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSoutheast SE
JubaTue 12:48 PM358 km222 miles193 nmNorth N
KigaliTue 11:48 AM417 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GitaramaTue 11:48 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MwanzaTue 12:48 PM495 km308 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ButareTue 11:48 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MuyingaTue 11:48 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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