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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' South, Longitude: 36° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 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' 11.0"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.8"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.9"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' North, Longitude: 133° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.81 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.1"947.82 miwest0° 03' 22.6"3.87 misouth947.99 mi
24 hours11° 29' 26.7"750.20 mieast1° 45' 27.3"120.89 misouth763.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakuruWed 12:42 PM32 km20 miles17 nmSouth S
KisumuWed 12:42 PM149 km92 miles80 nmWest W
NairobiWed 12:42 PM162 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbaleWed 12:42 PM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArushaWed 12:42 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSouth S
KampalaWed 12:42 PM392 km243 miles212 nmWest W
GarissaWed 12:42 PM399 km248 miles215 nmEast E
EntebbeWed 12:42 PM404 km251 miles218 nmWest W
LiraWed 12:42 PM434 km270 miles235 nmNorthwest NW
MwanzaWed 12:42 PM449 km279 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
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