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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 9:42:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 22' East

The ground speed is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.78 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: 134° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 423.81 meters/second, 1525.7 kilometres/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"947.74 miWest0° 03' 22.5"3.87 miSouth947.91 mi
24 hours11° 29' 27.0"750.15 miEast1° 45' 25.0"120.84 miSouth763.67 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakuruWed 12:42 PM45 km28 miles24 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiWed 12:42 PM148 km92 miles80 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KisumuWed 12:42 PM180 km112 miles97 nmWest W
MbaleWed 12:42 PM272 km169 miles147 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarissaWed 12:42 PM368 km228 miles199 nmEast E
ArushaWed 12:42 PM373 km232 miles201 nmSouth S
KampalaWed 12:42 PM423 km263 miles228 nmWest W
EntebbeWed 12:42 PM435 km270 miles235 nmWest W
LiraWed 12:42 PM460 km286 miles248 nmWest-northwest WNW
MwanzaWed 12:42 PM474 km295 miles256 nmSouthwest SW

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