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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° 52' 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"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.78 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: 122° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.93 meters/second, 1526.1 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"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.6"948.02 miwest0° 03' 27.0"3.96 misouth948.20 mi
24 hours11° 29' 14.0"750.13 mieast1° 47' 09.8"122.84 misouth764.02 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 PM159 km99 miles86 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukavuWed 12:32 PM620 km385 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
GomaWed 12:32 PM622 km387 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE
MbandakaWed 11:32 AM624 km388 miles337 nmWest W
RuhengeriWed 12:32 PM664 km413 miles358 nmEast-southeast ESE
OboWed 11:32 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ImpfondoWed 11:32 AM670 km417 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mbuji-MayiWed 12:32 PM677 km421 miles365 nmSouth S
GitaramaWed 12:32 PM694 km431 miles375 nmEast-southeast ESE
YambioWed 1:32 PM714 km444 miles386 nmNortheast NE
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