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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 Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' North, Longitude: 31° 07' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1036.20 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1036.21 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° 01' South, Longitude: 143° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.15 meters/second, 1526.9 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"948.62 miwest0° 05' 04.1"5.81 minorth948.87 mi
24 hours13° 46' 38.8"906.37 mieast2° 33' 07.8"175.51 minorth929.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuluSat 12:50 PM143 km89 miles77 nmEast-southeast ESE
JubaSat 12:50 PM183 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LiraSat 12:50 PM229 km142 miles124 nmEast-southeast ESE
YambioSat 12:50 PM334 km208 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
KampalaSat 12:50 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EntebbeSat 12:50 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbaleSat 12:50 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaSat 12:50 PM432 km268 miles233 nmSouth S
RuhengeriSat 11:50 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OboSat 10:50 AM564 km350 miles304 nmWest-northwest WNW
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