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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 11:00:00 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 11:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 16° 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 11:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' North, Longitude: 115° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.00 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 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"948.18 miWest0° 03' 29.5"4.00 miSouth948.36 mi
24 hours11° 29' 06.8"750.12 miEast1° 48' 08.3"123.96 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
MbandakaWed 12:00 Noon155 km97 miles84 nmEast E
OuéssoWed 12:00 Noon200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ImpfondoWed 12:00 Noon223 km139 miles120 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleWed 12:00 Noon407 km253 miles220 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiWed 12:00 Noon486 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BimboWed 12:00 Noon501 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 12:00 Noon503 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaWed 12:00 Noon508 km316 miles274 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BanguiWed 12:00 Noon518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BertouaWed 12:00 Noon617 km383 miles333 nmNorthwest NW

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