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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 23' South
Longitude: 13° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 12' North
Longitude: 100° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.44 meters/second, 1517.2 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' 01.2"0.02 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"942.51 miwest0° 01' 18.2"1.50 misouth942.57 mi
24 hours11° 34' 41.4"751.84 mieast0° 56' 53.7"65.23 misouth756.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancevilleTue 12:12 PM138 km86 miles74 nmSouth S
EbebiyínTue 12:12 PM382 km237 miles206 nmNorthwest NW
DolisieTue 12:12 PM436 km271 miles235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrazzavilleTue 12:12 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KinshasaTue 12:12 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LibrevilleTue 12:12 PM476 km295 miles257 nmWest W
BataTue 12:12 PM500 km311 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pointe-NoireTue 12:12 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YaoundéTue 12:12 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ImpfondoTue 12:12 PM538 km334 miles291 nmEast-northeast ENE
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