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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
KampalaSat 12:50 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EntebbeSat 12:50 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KigaliSat 11:50 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WauSat 12:50 PM599 km372 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
GitaramaSat 11:50 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ButareSat 11:50 AM667 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MwanzaSat 12:50 PM670 km417 miles362 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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