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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

## March Equinox 2013

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:01:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 16° 37' East

The ground speed is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 11:01:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 115° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 424.00 meters/second, 1526.4 kilometres/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"948.19 miWest0° 03' 29.7"4.01 miSouth948.36 mi
24 hours11° 29' 06.5"750.12 miEast1° 48' 10.5"124.00 miSouth764.22 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaWed 12:01 PM183 km114 miles99 nm E
OuéssoWed 12:01 PM189 km117 miles102 nm NNW
ImpfondoWed 12:01 PM241 km150 miles130 nm NE
FrancevilleWed 12:01 PM382 km238 miles206 nm WSW
BerbératiWed 12:01 PM480 km298 miles259 nm N
BrazzavilleWed 12:01 PM494 km307 miles267 nm SSW
KinshasaWed 12:01 PM500 km310 miles270 nm SSW
BimboWed 12:01 PM511 km317 miles276 nm NNE
BanguiWed 12:01 PM529 km329 miles286 nm NNE
BertouaWed 12:01 PM602 km374 miles325 nm NNW