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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 439.72 meters/second, 1583.0 kilometres/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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