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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 10:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 59' South, Longitude: 23° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.65 meters/second, 1669.1 km/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.3 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 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.21 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.22 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.3"4.88 miwest0° 23' 42.7"27.16 minorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 10:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' North, Longitude: 63° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.85 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.18 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.0"970.34 miwest0° 07' 23.4"8.47 minorth970.09 mi
24 hours11° 30' 03.4"768.50 mieast2° 35' 05.2"177.75 minorth784.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiFri 12:34 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNortheast NE
Mbuji-MayiFri 12:34 PM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth S
TshikapaFri 12:34 PM572 km355 miles309 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BukavuFri 12:34 PM603 km375 miles326 nmEast E
MbandakaFri 11:34 AM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
GomaFri 12:34 PM642 km399 miles347 nmEast E
BujumburaFri 12:34 PM674 km419 miles364 nmEast-southeast ESE
RuhengeriFri 12:34 PM691 km430 miles373 nmEast E
GitaramaFri 12:34 PM702 km436 miles379 nmEast E
ButareFri 12:34 PM704 km437 miles380 nmEast E
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