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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 10:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 07' South
Longitude: 30° 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 10:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 37' South
Longitude: 108° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.48 meters/second, 1560.5 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 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' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.5"969.49 miwest0° 07' 00.3"8.03 misouth969.27 mi
24 hours12° 40' 11.2"848.15 mieast2° 25' 23.3"166.63 misouth859.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbararaThu 1:06 PM83 km52 miles45 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriThu 12:06 PM162 km101 miles87 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KigaliThu 12:06 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth S
RwamaganaThu 12:06 PM207 km129 miles112 nmSouth S
GitaramaThu 12:06 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth S
BukobaThu 1:06 PM233 km145 miles126 nmSoutheast SE
EntebbeThu 1:06 PM264 km164 miles142 nmEast E
ButareThu 12:06 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSouth S
KampalaThu 1:06 PM281 km174 miles152 nmEast E
BukavuThu 12:06 PM300 km187 miles162 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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