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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 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 18° 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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' North, Longitude: 116° 56' 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"948.21 miwest0° 03' 28.9"3.99 misouth948.39 mi
24 hours11° 29' 08.5"750.18 mieast1° 47' 54.0"123.69 misouth764.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoWed 11:52 AM188 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BimboWed 11:52 AM471 km293 miles254 nmNorth N
BanguiWed 11:52 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth N
BerbératiWed 11:52 AM564 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancevilleWed 11:52 AM585 km363 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrazzavilleWed 11:52 AM597 km371 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaWed 11:52 AM601 km373 miles324 nmSouthwest SW
BambariWed 11:52 AM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KisanganiWed 12:52 PM738 km459 miles399 nmEast E
DolisieWed 11:52 AM805 km500 miles434 nmSouthwest SW
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