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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 24' South
Longitude: 21° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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' 10.9"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.8"5.11 miwest0° 23' 42.7"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 12' North
Longitude: 107° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.41 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.8"942.44 miwest0° 01' 15.5"1.44 misouth942.51 mi
24 hours11° 34' 47.3"751.90 mieast0° 55' 47.5"63.97 misouth756.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoTue 11:42 AM410 km255 miles222 nmWest-northwest WNW
KisanganiTue 12:42 PM461 km286 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
BimboTue 11:42 AM599 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiTue 11:42 AM601 km373 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mbuji-MayiTue 12:42 PM688 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrazzavilleTue 11:42 AM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
KinshasaTue 11:42 AM782 km486 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
BerbératiTue 11:42 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorthwest NW
FrancevilleTue 11:42 AM854 km531 miles461 nmWest W
BujumburaTue 12:42 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-southeast ESE
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