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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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 47' South
Longitude: 13° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.88 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 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' 10.8"1037.75 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.4"5.06 miwest0° 23' 43.3"27.17 minorth27.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 15' North
Longitude: 88° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.5"942.11 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 minorth942.06 mi
24 hours11° 38' 00.7"755.18 mieast0° 03' 06.1"3.56 misouth755.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancevilleMon 12:12 PM95 km59 miles51 nmSouth S
DolisieMon 12:12 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EbebiyínMon 12:12 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleMon 12:12 PM422 km262 miles228 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KinshasaMon 12:12 PM429 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pointe-NoireMon 12:12 PM488 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LibrevilleMon 12:12 PM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-northwest WNW
BataMon 12:12 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
Port-GentilMon 12:12 PM550 km342 miles297 nmWest W
ImpfondoMon 12:12 PM551 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE
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