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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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 53' North
Longitude: 31° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.36 meters/second, 1668.1 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1036.58 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.58 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.9"6.18 miwest0° 23' 07.2"26.48 misouth27.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 28' South
Longitude: 157° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.25 meters/second, 1548.9 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.6"962.31 miwest0° 07' 43.2"8.85 minorth962.65 mi
24 hours13° 23' 50.1"893.25 mieast3° 30' 31.3"241.23 minorth931.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuluSun 12:50 PM142 km88 miles77 nmEast E
LiraSun 12:50 PM220 km137 miles119 nmEast-southeast ESE
JubaSun 12:50 PM227 km141 miles122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KampalaSun 12:50 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EntebbeSun 12:50 PM351 km218 miles190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KigaliSun 11:50 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth S
GitaramaSun 11:50 AM567 km353 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ButareSun 11:50 AM623 km387 miles337 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WauSun 12:50 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaSun 12:50 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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