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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° 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 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
GomaThu 12:12 PM239 km149 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RuhengeriThu 12:12 PM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbararaThu 1:12 PM263 km164 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
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
RwamaganaThu 12:12 PM336 km209 miles181 nmSoutheast SE
ButareThu 12:12 PM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KisanganiThu 12:12 PM369 km229 miles199 nmWest W
NgoziThu 12:12 PM392 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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