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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 10:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' South, Longitude: 26° 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' 27.9"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.9"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' North, Longitude: 124° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.91 meters/second, 1526.1 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.5"948.04 miwest0° 03' 26.2"3.94 misouth948.21 mi
24 hours11° 29' 16.4"750.19 mieast1° 46' 51.2"122.49 misouth764.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiWed 12:22 PM115 km71 miles62 nmWest-northwest WNW
GomaWed 12:22 PM393 km244 miles212 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukavuWed 12:22 PM414 km257 miles223 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriWed 12:22 PM429 km266 miles232 nmEast-southeast ESE
GitaramaWed 12:22 PM468 km291 miles253 nmEast-southeast ESE
KigaliWed 12:22 PM492 km306 miles266 nmEast-southeast ESE
ButareWed 12:22 PM498 km309 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaWed 1:22 PM514 km319 miles277 nmEast E
BujumburaWed 12:22 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSoutheast SE
NgoziWed 12:22 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSoutheast SE
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