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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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 48' South, Longitude: 31° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.88 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 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' 10.8"1037.67 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.67 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.3"5.06 miwest0° 23' 43.3"27.17 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 106° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.5"942.17 miwest0° 01' 04.1"1.22 minorth942.12 mi
24 hours11° 38' 05.7"755.32 mieast0° 00' 25.2"0.48 misouth755.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukobaMon 1:02 PM67 km41 miles36 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbararaMon 1:02 PM97 km60 miles52 nmWest-northwest WNW
EntebbeMon 1:02 PM143 km89 miles77 nmNortheast NE
KampalaMon 1:02 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNortheast NE
RwamaganaMon 12:02 PM175 km108 miles94 nmSouthwest SW
KigaliMon 12:02 PM205 km128 miles111 nmSouthwest SW
RuhengeriMon 12:02 PM222 km138 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
GitaramaMon 12:02 PM242 km150 miles130 nmSouthwest SW
MwanzaMon 1:02 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSoutheast SE
MuyingaMon 12:02 PM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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