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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 10:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 21° 05' 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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' North, Longitude: 119° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.96 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.4 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' 09.7"948.15 miwest0° 03' 28.0"3.98 misouth948.33 mi
24 hours11° 29' 11.2"750.18 mieast1° 47' 33.0"123.29 misouth764.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoWed 11:42 AM381 km237 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
KisanganiWed 12:42 PM461 km287 miles249 nmEast E
BimboWed 11:42 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiWed 11:42 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BambariWed 11:42 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth N
Mbuji-MayiWed 12:42 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BerbératiWed 11:42 AM754 km469 miles407 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleWed 11:42 AM799 km496 miles431 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaWed 11:42 AM800 km497 miles432 nmSouthwest SW
FrancevilleWed 11:42 AM854 km531 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
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