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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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 31' South
Longitude: 32° 40' 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"1037.80 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.81 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 27' South
Longitude: 117° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.71 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' 20.0"983.50 miwest0° 08' 34.0"9.81 misouth983.30 mi
24 hours12° 07' 18.4"821.90 mieast3° 08' 51.6"216.40 misouth845.09 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 PM67 km42 miles36 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KampalaWed 12:56 PM92 km57 miles50 nmNorth N
BukobaWed 12:56 PM132 km82 miles71 nmSouthwest SW
MwanzaWed 12:56 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth S
MbararaWed 12:56 PM224 km139 miles121 nmWest W
KisumuWed 12:56 PM236 km147 miles127 nmEast E
MbaleWed 12:56 PM242 km150 miles131 nmNortheast NE
RwamaganaWed 11:56 AM296 km184 miles160 nmWest-southwest WSW
LiraWed 12:56 PM306 km190 miles165 nmNorth N
KigaliWed 11:56 AM332 km206 miles179 nmWest-southwest WSW
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