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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' South, Longitude: 28° 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 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 115° 18' 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"942.31 miwest0° 01' 12.5"1.39 misouth942.37 mi
24 hours11° 34' 53.4"751.90 mieast0° 54' 38.5"62.65 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
GomaTue 12:12 PM142 km88 miles77 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RuhengeriTue 12:12 PM144 km89 miles78 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbararaTue 1:12 PM193 km120 miles104 nmEast E
GitaramaTue 12:12 PM206 km128 miles111 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KigaliTue 12:12 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSoutheast SE
BukavuTue 12:12 PM233 km145 miles126 nmSouth S
RwamaganaTue 12:12 PM239 km149 miles129 nmSoutheast SE
ButareTue 12:12 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NgoziTue 12:12 PM294 km182 miles159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MuyingaTue 12:12 PM312 km194 miles168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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