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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

UTC time = Friday, March 21, 2014 at 9:56:00 AM.

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

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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' North, Longitude: 32° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 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' 11.2"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.8"5.17 miWest0° 23' 41.0"27.12 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 92° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.71 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.95 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miSouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 27' 38.7"956.50 miWest0° 04' 57.4"5.68 miSouth956.30 mi
24 hours13° 10' 15.5"871.22 miEast1° 30' 58.3"104.27 miSouth873.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KampalaFri 12:56 PM25 km16 miles14 nmWest W
EntebbeFri 12:56 PM45 km28 miles25 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbaleFri 12:56 PM176 km109 miles95 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukobaFri 12:56 PM210 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraFri 12:56 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth N
KisumuFri 12:56 PM221 km137 miles119 nmEast E
MbararaFri 12:56 PM258 km160 miles139 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluFri 12:56 PM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaFri 12:56 PM310 km192 miles167 nmSouth S
RwamaganaFri 11:56 AM361 km225 miles195 nmSouthwest SW

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