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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° 22' 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"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.78 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° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.90 meters/second, 1526.1 km/hour, 948.2 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"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.5"947.97 miwest0° 03' 26.1"3.94 misouth948.14 mi
24 hours11° 29' 16.6"750.13 mieast1° 46' 48.9"122.44 misouth763.95 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 PM142 km89 miles77 nmWest-northwest WNW
GomaWed 12:22 PM366 km227 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukavuWed 12:22 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriWed 12:22 PM400 km249 miles216 nmEast-southeast ESE
GitaramaWed 12:22 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-southeast ESE
KigaliWed 12:22 PM464 km288 miles251 nmEast-southeast ESE
ButareWed 12:22 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaWed 1:22 PM483 km300 miles261 nmEast E
BujumburaWed 12:22 PM498 km310 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
NgoziWed 12:22 PM501 km311 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
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