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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 10:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 24' South
Longitude: 28° 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 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 13' North
Longitude: 115° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.39 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"942.38 miwest0° 01' 12.7"1.39 misouth942.44 mi
24 hours11° 34' 53.2"751.95 mieast0° 54' 41.0"62.70 misouth756.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GitaramaTue 12:12 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KigaliTue 12:12 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
BukavuTue 12:12 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSouth S
ButareTue 12:12 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MuyingaTue 12:12 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
BujumburaTue 12:12 PM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitegaTue 12:12 PM363 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KisanganiTue 12:12 PM399 km248 miles215 nmWest-northwest WNW
EntebbeTue 1:12 PM426 km265 miles230 nmEast E
KampalaTue 1:12 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast E
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