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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.

March Equinox 2013

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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° 20' 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 11:01:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 114° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.01 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' 09.8"948.26 miwest0° 03' 29.7"4.01 misouth948.44 mi
24 hours11° 29' 06.3"750.17 mieast1° 48' 12.8"124.05 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 12:01 PM262 km163 miles142 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleWed 12:01 PM355 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiWed 12:01 PM475 km295 miles256 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleWed 12:01 PM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaWed 12:01 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboWed 12:01 PM524 km325 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiWed 12:01 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EbebiyínWed 12:01 PM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieWed 12:01 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSouthwest SW
YaoundéWed 12:01 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
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