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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° 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 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
GomaTue 12:12 PM152 km94 miles82 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RuhengeriTue 12:12 PM163 km101 miles88 nmSoutheast SE
GitaramaTue 12:12 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbararaTue 1:12 PM224 km139 miles121 nmEast E
KigaliTue 12:12 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
BukavuTue 12:12 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSouth S
RwamaganaTue 12:12 PM262 km163 miles141 nmSoutheast SE
ButareTue 12:12 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NgoziTue 12:12 PM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MuyingaTue 12:12 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
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