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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.86 meters/second, 1525.9 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' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.2"947.93 miwest0° 03' 24.4"3.91 misouth948.10 mi
24 hours11° 29' 21.5"750.19 mieast1° 46' 09.2"121.69 misouth763.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbararaWed 1:02 PM81 km50 miles44 nmSouthwest SW
EntebbeWed 1:02 PM153 km95 miles83 nmEast E
BukobaWed 1:02 PM166 km103 miles90 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KampalaWed 1:02 PM171 km106 miles92 nmEast-northeast ENE
RwamaganaWed 12:02 PM226 km141 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RuhengeriWed 12:02 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSouthwest SW
KigaliWed 12:02 PM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GitaramaWed 12:02 PM273 km169 miles147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraWed 1:02 PM321 km200 miles173 nmNortheast NE
ButareWed 12:02 PM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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