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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 10:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 23° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 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' 11.0"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.9"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.8"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' North, Longitude: 121° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.93 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.6"948.10 miwest0° 03' 27.1"3.96 misouth948.27 mi
24 hours11° 29' 13.8"750.18 mieast1° 47' 12.2"122.89 misouth764.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiWed 12:32 PM189 km117 miles102 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbandakaWed 11:32 AM593 km368 miles320 nmWest W
ImpfondoWed 11:32 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukavuWed 12:32 PM648 km403 miles350 nmEast-southeast ESE
GomaWed 12:32 PM652 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mbuji-MayiWed 12:32 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth S
OboWed 11:32 AM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RuhengeriWed 12:32 PM694 km431 miles375 nmEast-southeast ESE
GitaramaWed 12:32 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast-southeast ESE
YambioWed 1:32 PM736 km458 miles398 nmNortheast NE
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