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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 25' South
Longitude: 33° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.7"5.11 miwest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 13' North
Longitude: 119° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.37 meters/second, 1516.9 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"942.34 miwest0° 01' 10.9"1.35 misouth942.40 mi
24 hours11° 34' 56.9"751.99 mieast0° 53' 56.9"61.85 misouth756.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisumuTue 12:52 PM126 km79 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
EntebbeTue 12:52 PM143 km89 miles77 nmWest-northwest WNW
KampalaTue 12:52 PM144 km90 miles78 nmNorthwest NW
BukobaTue 12:52 PM229 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
MwanzaTue 12:52 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NakuruTue 12:52 PM269 km167 miles145 nmEast E
LiraTue 12:52 PM306 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiTue 12:52 PM364 km226 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuluTue 12:52 PM384 km239 miles207 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KigaliTue 11:52 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-southwest WSW
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