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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 = Monday, March 18, 2013 at 11:12:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 14° 00' 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"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1037.67 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.4"5.06 miWest0° 23' 43.3"27.17 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 89° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 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"942.05 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miNorth942.00 mi
24 hours11° 38' 00.7"755.13 miEast0° 03' 03.5"3.51 miSouth755.26 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 PM105 km65 miles57 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuéssoMon 12:12 PM349 km217 miles189 nmNortheast NE
DolisieMon 12:12 PM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrazzavilleMon 12:12 PM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AconibeMon 12:12 PM412 km256 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
KinshasaMon 12:12 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EbebiyínMon 12:12 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
MbandakaMon 12:12 PM482 km300 miles260 nmEast E
Pointe-NoireMon 12:12 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LibrevilleMon 12:12 PM523 km325 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW

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