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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 Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 15' North, Longitude: 31° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.84 meters/second, 1669.8 km/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.6 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"1037.64 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1037.65 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.0"6.13 miwest0° 23' 18.1"26.69 misouth27.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 39' South, Longitude: 72° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.52 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.94 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.9"956.12 miwest0° 08' 15.3"9.46 misouth955.82 mi
24 hours13° 59' 13.2"927.08 mieast2° 45' 17.9"189.48 misouth939.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KampalaWed 12:48 PM191 km118 miles103 nmEast-southeast ESE
EntebbeWed 12:48 PM197 km122 miles106 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaWed 12:48 PM212 km132 miles114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuluWed 12:48 PM212 km132 miles115 nmNortheast NE
LiraWed 12:48 PM224 km139 miles121 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbaleWed 12:48 PM338 km210 miles183 nmEast E
RuhengeriWed 11:48 AM347 km216 miles187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RwamaganaWed 11:48 AM363 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KigaliWed 11:48 AM373 km232 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GitaramaWed 11:48 AM399 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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