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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' North, Longitude: 32° 31' 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"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.8"5.17 miwest0° 23' 41.0"27.13 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: 93° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.71 meters/second, 1539.7 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' 38.5"956.55 miwest0° 04' 57.3"5.68 misouth956.36 mi
24 hours13° 10' 16.8"871.30 mieast1° 30' 55.7"104.23 misouth873.91 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 PM8 km5 miles4 nmEast-northeast ENE
EntebbeFri 12:56 PM26 km16 miles14 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BukobaFri 12:56 PM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbaleFri 12:56 PM204 km127 miles110 nmEast-northeast ENE
LiraFri 12:56 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth N
MbararaFri 12:56 PM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluFri 12:56 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorth N
MwanzaFri 12:56 PM312 km194 miles169 nmSouth S
RwamaganaFri 11:56 AM339 km211 miles183 nmSouthwest SW
KigaliFri 11:56 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
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