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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

UTC time = Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 9:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 0° 25' South, Longitude: 33° 56' 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"1037.75 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.75 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 Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 120° 08' 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"942.27 miWest0° 01' 10.7"1.35 miSouth942.33 mi
24 hours11° 34' 57.3"751.94 miEast0° 53' 54.4"61.80 miSouth756.60 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 PM97 km60 miles52 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbaleTue 12:52 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth N
KampalaTue 12:52 PM171 km107 miles93 nmWest-northwest WNW
EntebbeTue 12:52 PM172 km107 miles93 nmWest-northwest WNW
NakuruTue 12:52 PM238 km148 miles128 nmEast E
MwanzaTue 12:52 PM260 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraTue 12:52 PM316 km196 miles171 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiTue 12:52 PM334 km208 miles181 nmEast-southeast ESE
MbararaTue 12:52 PM366 km227 miles197 nmWest W
GuluTue 12:52 PM397 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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