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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 09:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 38' North, Longitude: 29° 01' 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"1037.40 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1037.40 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 Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 56° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.61 meters/second, 1568.2 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.8 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' 45.9"974.20 miwest0° 10' 32.8"12.08 misouth973.93 mi
24 hours13° 32' 24.2"913.11 mieast3° 48' 05.1"261.36 misouth942.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbararaTue 12:58 PM308 km192 miles167 nmSoutheast SE
YambioTue 12:58 PM332 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RuhengeriTue 11:58 AM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GomaTue 11:58 AM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth S
GuluTue 12:58 PM387 km240 miles209 nmEast-northeast ENE
KigaliTue 11:58 AM413 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaTue 11:58 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EntebbeTue 12:58 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast-southeast ESE
KampalaTue 12:58 PM424 km263 miles229 nmEast-southeast ESE
RwamaganaTue 11:58 AM427 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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