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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 25' South
Longitude: 31° 10' 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 13' North
Longitude: 117° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 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' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"942.36 miwest0° 01' 11.8"1.37 misouth942.42 mi
24 hours11° 34' 55.0"751.97 mieast0° 54' 18.9"62.28 misouth756.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbararaTue 1:02 PM60 km37 miles32 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukobaTue 1:02 PM125 km78 miles67 nmSoutheast SE
EntebbeTue 1:02 PM154 km96 miles83 nmEast-northeast ENE
KampalaTue 1:02 PM178 km110 miles96 nmEast-northeast ENE
RwamaganaTue 12:02 PM189 km117 miles102 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RuhengeriTue 12:02 PM208 km129 miles112 nmSouthwest SW
KigaliTue 12:02 PM210 km130 miles113 nmSouthwest SW
GitaramaTue 12:02 PM243 km151 miles131 nmSouthwest SW
MuyingaTue 12:02 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ButareTue 12:02 PM289 km180 miles156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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