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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 10:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 28° 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' 29.7"5.18 miwest0° 23' 40.6"27.11 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' North, Longitude: 138° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.38 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 24.8"958.01 miwest0° 05' 30.8"6.32 misouth958.27 mi
24 hours11° 23' 09.3"751.11 mieast2° 34' 43.7"177.33 misouth776.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RuhengeriThu 12:12 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GomaThu 12:12 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbararaThu 1:12 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
GitaramaThu 12:12 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KigaliThu 12:12 PM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RwamaganaThu 12:12 PM317 km197 miles171 nmSoutheast SE
BukavuThu 12:12 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth S
ButareThu 12:12 PM347 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NgoziThu 12:12 PM382 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MuyingaThu 12:12 PM397 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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