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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 16° 05' 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 114° 30' 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"948.27 miwest0° 03' 29.8"4.01 misouth948.44 mi
24 hours11° 29' 05.9"750.17 mieast1° 48' 14.9"124.09 misouth764.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuéssoWed 12:02 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth N
MbandakaWed 12:02 PM242 km150 miles131 nmEast E
ImpfondoWed 12:02 PM283 km176 miles153 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleWed 12:02 PM332 km206 miles179 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiWed 12:02 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleWed 12:02 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
KinshasaWed 12:02 PM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth S
BimboWed 12:02 PM536 km333 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiWed 12:02 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BertouaWed 12:02 PM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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