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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 9:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' North, Longitude: 31° 23' East

The ground speed is currently 463.20 meters/second, 1667.5 kilometres/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1036.13 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1036.14 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.3"6.16 miWest0° 23' 03.9"26.42 miSouth27.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' South, Longitude: 143° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 424.15 meters/second, 1526.9 kilometres/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.81 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miNorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.9"948.55 miWest0° 05' 04.0"5.81 miNorth948.79 mi
24 hours13° 46' 39.6"906.32 miEast2° 33' 04.9"175.45 miNorth929.26 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AruaSat 12:50 PM59 km37 miles32 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluSat 12:50 PM115 km71 miles62 nmEast-southeast ESE
JubaSat 12:50 PM176 km110 miles95 nmNorth N
LiraSat 12:50 PM202 km126 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
KampalaSat 12:50 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YambioSat 12:50 PM362 km225 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
EntebbeSat 12:50 PM375 km233 miles202 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbaleSat 12:50 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaSat 12:50 PM436 km271 miles236 nmSouth S
KisumuSat 12:50 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSoutheast SE

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