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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 10:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
BukavuWed 12:22 PM414 km257 miles223 nmSoutheast SE
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
BujumburaWed 12:22 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSoutheast SE
MuyingaWed 12:22 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSoutheast SE
GitegaWed 12:22 PM571 km355 miles308 nmSoutheast SE
KampalaWed 1:22 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast E
Mbuji-MayiWed 12:22 PM731 km454 miles394 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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