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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 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' South, Longitude: 32° 36' 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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' South, Longitude: 105° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.52 meters/second, 1560.7 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.7 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"0.13 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.1"969.59 miwest0° 07' 01.2"8.04 misouth969.37 mi
24 hours12° 39' 57.7"847.98 mieast2° 25' 43.8"167.02 misouth859.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EntebbeThu 12:56 PM24 km15 miles13 nmNorthwest NW
KampalaThu 12:56 PM48 km30 miles26 nmNorth N
BukobaThu 12:56 PM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbaleThu 12:56 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNortheast NE
MbararaThu 12:56 PM223 km138 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
KisumuThu 12:56 PM240 km149 miles129 nmEast E
LiraThu 12:56 PM263 km163 miles142 nmNorth N
MwanzaThu 12:56 PM268 km167 miles145 nmSouth S
RwamaganaThu 11:56 AM315 km196 miles170 nmSouthwest SW
GuluThu 12:56 PM321 km200 miles174 nmNorth N
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