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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 10:02:00 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 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' South, Longitude: 31° 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' North, Longitude: 129° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 423.85 meters/second, 1525.9 kilometres/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 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' 03.3"0.06 miSouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.2"947.85 miWest0° 03' 24.4"3.90 miSouth948.03 mi
24 hours11° 29' 21.9"750.14 miEast1° 46' 06.9"121.64 miSouth763.81 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
MbararaWed 1:02 PM102 km63 miles55 nmSouthwest SW
EntebbeWed 1:02 PM122 km76 miles66 nmEast E
KampalaWed 1:02 PM140 km87 miles76 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukobaWed 1:02 PM154 km95 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RwamaganaWed 12:02 PM238 km148 miles129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RuhengeriWed 12:02 PM253 km157 miles136 nmSouthwest SW
KigaliWed 12:02 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSouthwest SW
GitaramaWed 12:02 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
GomaWed 12:02 PM302 km187 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
LiraWed 1:02 PM303 km188 miles163 nmNortheast NE

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