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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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 11' South, Longitude: 16° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.83 meters/second, 1669.8 km/hour, 1037.5 miles/hour or 901.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1037.62 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.62 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.7"5.01 miwest0° 23' 43.5"27.17 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' North, Longitude: 79° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.58 meters/second, 1524.9 km/hour, 947.5 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.79 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.4"947.29 miwest0° 03' 13.0"3.69 minorth947.14 mi
24 hours11° 38' 04.0"759.33 mieast0° 51' 31.5"59.07 minorth759.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancevilleSun 12:02 PM307 km190 miles166 nmWest W
BrazzavilleSun 12:02 PM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaSun 12:02 PM364 km226 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ImpfondoSun 12:02 PM366 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieSun 12:02 PM523 km325 miles283 nmSouthwest SW
BerbératiSun 12:02 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireSun 12:02 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
BimboSun 12:02 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiSun 12:02 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EbebiyínSun 12:02 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
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