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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 10:02:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' South, Longitude: 31° 26' 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 117° 43' 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' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"942.29 miWest0° 01' 11.6"1.37 miSouth942.35 mi
24 hours11° 34' 55.3"751.92 miEast0° 54' 16.4"62.22 miSouth756.63 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 PM89 km55 miles48 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukobaTue 1:02 PM110 km68 miles59 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EntebbeTue 1:02 PM125 km78 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
KampalaTue 1:02 PM151 km94 miles81 nmEast-northeast ENE
RwamaganaTue 12:02 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KigaliTue 12:02 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSouthwest SW
RuhengeriTue 12:02 PM234 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
GitaramaTue 12:02 PM264 km164 miles142 nmSouthwest SW
MwanzaTue 1:02 PM284 km177 miles154 nmSoutheast SE
GomaTue 12:02 PM284 km177 miles154 nmWest-southwest WSW

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