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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' South, Longitude: 35° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 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 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.5"5.14 miwest0° 23' 42.0"27.14 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 103° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.56 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.7"969.69 miwest0° 07' 01.9"8.06 misouth969.46 mi
24 hours12° 39' 44.2"847.80 mieast2° 26' 04.3"167.41 misouth859.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisumuThu 12:46 PM39 km24 miles21 nmWest W
NakuruThu 12:46 PM110 km69 miles60 nmEast E
MbaleThu 12:46 PM167 km104 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiThu 12:46 PM231 km143 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
KampalaThu 12:46 PM284 km177 miles153 nmWest W
EntebbeThu 12:46 PM294 km183 miles159 nmWest W
LiraThu 12:46 PM358 km223 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
MwanzaThu 12:46 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
ArushaThu 12:46 PM401 km249 miles217 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuluThu 12:46 PM447 km278 miles241 nmNorthwest NW
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