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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

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 23' North
Longitude: 28° 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 minorth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.18 miwest0° 23' 40.6"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 32' North
Longitude: 138° 06' 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"958.09 miwest0° 05' 30.8"6.32 misouth958.35 mi
24 hours11° 23' 09.1"751.17 mieast2° 34' 46.0"177.38 misouth776.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GitaramaThu 12:12 PM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KigaliThu 12:12 PM310 km193 miles168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BukavuThu 12:12 PM323 km200 miles174 nmSouth S
ButareThu 12:12 PM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KisanganiThu 12:12 PM369 km229 miles199 nmWest W
MuyingaThu 12:12 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BujumburaThu 12:12 PM425 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EntebbeThu 1:12 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast E
GitegaThu 12:12 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KampalaThu 1:12 PM453 km282 miles245 nmEast E
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