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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 = Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:34:00 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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 22' South, Longitude: 8° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.53 meters/second, 1668.7 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1036.88 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1036.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.9"4.82 miWest0° 23' 41.8"27.14 miNorth27.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 50' North, Longitude: 37° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.67 meters/second, 1582.8 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.39 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.1"983.36 miWest0° 09' 02.7"10.36 miNorth983.14 mi
24 hours11° 25' 34.8"773.60 miEast3° 17' 47.2"226.62 miNorth801.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port-GentilThu 12:34 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:34 PM313 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 11:34 AM377 km234 miles203 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireThu 12:34 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSoutheast SE
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:34 AM468 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AconibeThu 12:34 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieThu 12:34 PM477 km297 miles258 nmEast-southeast ESE
BataThu 12:34 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CabindaThu 12:34 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSoutheast SE
FrancevilleThu 12:34 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast E

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