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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

UTC time = Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:02:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' North, Longitude: 31° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.89 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.68 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.1"5.21 miWest0° 23' 39.0"27.08 miNorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' North, Longitude: 152° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.08 meters/second, 1562.7 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.18 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.0"970.81 miWest0° 07' 24.7"8.49 miSouth971.13 mi
24 hours11° 18' 41.4"755.95 miEast3° 17' 38.0"226.44 miSouth794.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EntebbeFri 1:02 PM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
KampalaFri 1:02 PM160 km100 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
MbararaFri 1:02 PM165 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BukobaFri 1:02 PM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LiraFri 1:02 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNortheast NE
GuluFri 1:02 PM252 km157 miles136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RuhengeriFri 12:02 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW
RwamaganaFri 12:02 PM314 km195 miles170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KigaliFri 12:02 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbaleFri 1:02 PM331 km206 miles179 nmEast E

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