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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 10:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
BukavuFri 12:34 PM603 km375 miles326 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
KigaliFri 12:34 PM736 km457 miles397 nmEast E
GitegaFri 12:34 PM739 km459 miles399 nmEast-southeast ESE
MuyingaFri 12:34 PM773 km480 miles417 nmEast E
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