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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 48' South
Longitude: 31° 14' 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"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1037.74 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.3"5.06 miwest0° 23' 43.3"27.17 minorth27.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 14' North
Longitude: 105° 48' 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"942.24 miwest0° 01' 04.0"1.22 minorth942.18 mi
24 hours11° 38' 05.7"755.37 mieast0° 00' 27.7"0.53 misouth755.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbararaMon 1:02 PM67 km42 miles36 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukobaMon 1:02 PM87 km54 miles47 nmSoutheast SE
RwamaganaMon 12:02 PM155 km96 miles84 nmSouthwest SW
EntebbeMon 1:02 PM167 km104 miles90 nmNortheast NE
KigaliMon 12:02 PM182 km113 miles98 nmSouthwest SW
RuhengeriMon 12:02 PM193 km120 miles104 nmWest-southwest WSW
KampalaMon 1:02 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNortheast NE
GitaramaMon 12:02 PM217 km135 miles117 nmSouthwest SW
MuyingaMon 12:02 PM247 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ButareMon 12:02 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSouthwest SW
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