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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 11:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 16° 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 11:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 114° 59' 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' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"948.26 miwest0° 03' 29.7"4.01 misouth948.43 mi
24 hours11° 29' 06.5"750.17 mieast1° 48' 10.7"124.01 misouth764.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoWed 12:00 Noon243 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleWed 12:00 Noon380 km236 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiWed 12:00 Noon479 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleWed 12:00 Noon493 km307 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaWed 12:00 Noon499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboWed 12:00 Noon512 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiWed 12:00 Noon530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EbebiyínWed 12:00 Noon631 km392 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieWed 12:00 Noon636 km395 miles344 nmSouthwest SW
YaoundéWed 12:00 Noon706 km439 miles381 nmNorthwest NW
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