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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

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 10:52:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 18° 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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' North, Longitude: 117° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 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"948.14 miWest0° 03' 28.8"3.99 miSouth948.31 mi
24 hours11° 29' 08.9"750.12 miEast1° 47' 51.7"123.64 miSouth764.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaWed 11:52 AM68 km42 miles37 nmWest W
ImpfondoWed 11:52 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BoendeWed 11:52 AM227 km141 miles123 nmEast E
OuéssoWed 11:52 AM360 km224 miles194 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboWed 11:52 AM473 km294 miles256 nmNorth N
BanguiWed 11:52 AM484 km301 miles261 nmNorth N
BerbératiWed 11:52 AM582 km362 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
FrancevilleWed 11:52 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrazzavilleWed 11:52 AM617 km383 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaWed 11:52 AM620 km385 miles335 nmSouthwest SW

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