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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

UTC time = Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 9:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 25' 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"1037.57 miWest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 miSouth1037.57 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.0"6.13 miWest0° 23' 18.1"26.68 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° 54' 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' 31.0"956.06 miWest0° 08' 15.5"9.47 miSouth955.77 mi
24 hours13° 59' 12.1"927.01 miEast2° 45' 21.1"189.53 miSouth939.29 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 PM165 km103 miles89 nmSoutheast SE
EntebbeWed 12:48 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSoutheast SE
GuluWed 12:48 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LiraWed 12:48 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNortheast NE
AruaWed 12:48 PM205 km127 miles111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbararaWed 12:48 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbaleWed 12:48 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast E
RuhengeriWed 11:48 AM363 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RwamaganaWed 11:48 AM371 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KigaliWed 11:48 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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