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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 09:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 38' North
Longitude: 28° 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 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 52' South
Longitude: 56° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.60 meters/second, 1568.2 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 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' 45.7"974.25 miwest0° 10' 32.6"12.08 misouth973.98 mi
24 hours13° 32' 25.6"913.19 mieast3° 48' 02.6"261.33 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
KisanganiTue 11:58 AM412 km256 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluTue 12:58 PM416 km259 miles225 nmEast-northeast ENE
KigaliTue 11:58 AM423 km263 miles228 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaTue 11:58 AM426 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EntebbeTue 12:58 PM450 km280 miles243 nmEast-southeast ESE
KampalaTue 12:58 PM453 km281 miles244 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukavuTue 11:58 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth S
LiraTue 12:58 PM469 km291 miles253 nmEast E
JubaTue 12:58 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNortheast NE
ButareTue 11:58 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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