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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: 31° 09' 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"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.4"6.06 miwest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 misouth27.42 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° 21' 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' 01.2"0.03 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.4"930.62 miwest0° 01' 25.0"1.62 minorth930.69 mi
24 hours13° 54' 15.6"897.84 mieast1° 10' 46.0"81.14 minorth904.96 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 PM94 km58 miles51 nmSouthwest SW
EntebbeSat 12:48 PM145 km90 miles79 nmEast E
KampalaSat 12:48 PM161 km100 miles87 nmEast E
BukobaSat 12:48 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RwamaganaSat 11:48 AM239 km148 miles129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RuhengeriSat 11:48 AM243 km151 miles131 nmSouthwest SW
KigaliSat 11:48 AM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GitaramaSat 11:48 AM286 km178 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GomaSat 11:48 AM290 km180 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
LiraSat 12:48 PM308 km191 miles166 nmNortheast NE
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