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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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' North, Longitude: 30° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.4"6.06 miwest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' South, Longitude: 115° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.16 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.52 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.6"930.69 miwest0° 01' 25.1"1.63 minorth930.76 mi
24 hours13° 54' 14.3"897.88 mieast1° 10' 49.5"81.21 minorth905.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbararaSat 12:48 PM80 km50 miles43 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EntebbeSat 12:48 PM176 km110 miles95 nmEast E
BukobaSat 12:48 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KampalaSat 12:48 PM192 km119 miles104 nmEast E
RuhengeriSat 11:48 AM223 km138 miles120 nmSouthwest SW
RwamaganaSat 11:48 AM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KigaliSat 11:48 AM242 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GitaramaSat 11:48 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ButareSat 11:48 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraSat 12:48 PM328 km204 miles177 nmNortheast NE
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