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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 09:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 13' South
Longitude: 31° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.8"6.05 miwest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 09:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 29' North
Longitude: 102° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.21 meters/second, 1548.8 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' 30.2"16.04 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.4"962.19 miwest0° 05' 49.9"6.68 minorth961.97 mi
24 hours11° 53' 07.7"788.52 mieast1° 54' 59.5"131.81 minorth795.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EntebbeMon 12:44 PM79 km49 miles42 nmEast-northeast ENE
KampalaMon 12:44 PM104 km65 miles56 nmNortheast NE
BukobaMon 12:44 PM123 km77 miles67 nmSouth S
MbararaMon 12:44 PM135 km84 miles73 nmWest-southwest WSW
RwamaganaMon 11:44 AM246 km153 miles133 nmSouthwest SW
KigaliMon 11:44 AM273 km170 miles148 nmSouthwest SW
RuhengeriMon 11:44 AM280 km174 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
MwanzaMon 12:44 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LiraMon 12:44 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbaleMon 12:44 PM300 km186 miles162 nmEast-northeast ENE
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