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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 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' South, Longitude: 33° 35' 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' North, Longitude: 131° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.83 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 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"947.87 miwest0° 03' 23.5"3.89 misouth948.04 mi
24 hours11° 29' 24.1"750.20 mieast1° 45' 48.3"121.29 misouth763.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KampalaWed 12:52 PM118 km73 miles63 nmWest-northwest WNW
EntebbeWed 12:52 PM125 km78 miles68 nmWest W
KisumuWed 12:52 PM130 km81 miles70 nmEast E
MbaleWed 12:52 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukobaWed 12:52 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
LiraWed 12:52 PM262 km163 miles141 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruWed 12:52 PM279 km173 miles151 nmEast E
MwanzaWed 12:52 PM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbararaWed 12:52 PM332 km206 miles179 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluWed 12:52 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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