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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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 23' North
Longitude: 31° 01' 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 33' North
Longitude: 140° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.35 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 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' 05.5"0.10 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.7"958.00 miwest0° 05' 30.0"6.31 misouth958.27 mi
24 hours11° 23' 11.4"751.15 mieast2° 34' 26.8"177.01 misouth776.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EntebbeThu 1:02 PM165 km103 miles89 nmEast-southeast ESE
KampalaThu 1:02 PM175 km109 miles95 nmEast E
BukobaThu 1:02 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KigaliThu 12:02 PM279 km173 miles150 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraThu 1:02 PM294 km183 miles159 nmNortheast NE
GuluThu 1:02 PM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitaramaThu 12:02 PM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ButareThu 12:02 PM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MuyingaThu 12:02 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MwanzaThu 1:02 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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