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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:42:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 0° 24' South, Longitude: 21° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1037.75 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.75 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 Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 108° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 421.41 meters/second, 1517.1 kilometres/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"942.37 miWest0° 01' 15.4"1.44 miSouth942.44 mi
24 hours11° 34' 47.5"751.85 miEast0° 55' 45.0"63.91 miSouth756.75 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BoendeTue 11:42 AM63 km39 miles34 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbandakaTue 11:42 AM358 km222 miles193 nmWest W
KisanganiTue 12:42 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-northeast ENE
ImpfondoTue 11:42 AM437 km271 miles236 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboTue 11:42 AM616 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiTue 11:42 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OuéssoTue 11:42 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
TshikapaTue 12:42 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSouth S
Mbuji-MayiTue 12:42 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BriaTue 11:42 AM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth N

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