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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° 47' 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"1037.75 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.75 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: 143° 12' 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"957.85 miwest0° 05' 29.0"6.29 misouth958.11 mi
24 hours11° 23' 14.1"751.08 mieast2° 34' 05.5"176.59 misouth776.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbaleThu 12:52 PM88 km55 miles48 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KisumuThu 12:52 PM119 km74 miles64 nmEast-southeast ESE
KampalaThu 12:52 PM135 km84 miles73 nmWest W
EntebbeThu 12:52 PM152 km94 miles82 nmWest-southwest WSW
LiraThu 12:52 PM229 km142 miles124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruThu 12:52 PM265 km165 miles143 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuluThu 12:52 PM313 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaThu 12:52 PM335 km208 miles181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbararaThu 12:52 PM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiThu 12:52 PM384 km238 miles207 nmEast-southeast ESE
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