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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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' South, Longitude: 32° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.73 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.73 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.8"5.11 miwest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 27' South, Longitude: 117° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.72 meters/second, 1583.0 km/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.39 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.1"983.44 miwest0° 08' 34.0"9.81 misouth983.24 mi
24 hours12° 07' 17.0"821.82 mieast3° 08' 53.3"216.41 misouth845.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EntebbeWed 12:56 PM83 km52 miles45 nmNorthwest NW
KampalaWed 12:56 PM100 km62 miles54 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BukobaWed 12:56 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSouthwest SW
KisumuWed 12:56 PM205 km128 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbaleWed 12:56 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
MwanzaWed 12:56 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth S
MbararaWed 12:56 PM255 km159 miles138 nmWest W
LiraWed 12:56 PM305 km189 miles165 nmNorth N
RwamaganaWed 11:56 AM322 km200 miles174 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruWed 12:56 PM348 km216 miles188 nmEast E
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