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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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 33° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 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' 11.2"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.6"5.18 miwest0° 23' 40.6"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' North, Longitude: 142° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.31 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"957.92 miwest0° 05' 29.1"6.29 misouth958.18 mi
24 hours11° 23' 13.9"751.13 mieast2° 34' 07.5"176.65 misouth776.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KampalaThu 12:52 PM104 km64 miles56 nmWest W
MbaleThu 12:52 PM107 km66 miles58 nmNortheast NE
EntebbeThu 12:52 PM122 km76 miles66 nmWest-southwest WSW
KisumuThu 12:52 PM148 km92 miles80 nmEast-southeast ESE
LiraThu 12:52 PM218 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruThu 12:52 PM295 km183 miles159 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuluThu 12:52 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaThu 12:52 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbararaThu 12:52 PM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiThu 12:52 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-southeast ESE
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