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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 11:02:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 22' 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 114° 47' 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"948.19 miWest0° 03' 29.7"4.01 miSouth948.37 mi
24 hours11° 29' 06.3"750.12 miEast1° 48' 12.6"124.04 miSouth764.23 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 PM181 km113 miles98 nmNorth N
MbandakaWed 12:02 PM211 km131 miles114 nmEast E
ImpfondoWed 12:02 PM260 km162 miles140 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleWed 12:02 PM358 km223 miles193 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiWed 12:02 PM475 km295 miles257 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleWed 12:02 PM487 km302 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaWed 12:02 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboWed 12:02 PM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiWed 12:02 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BertouaWed 12:02 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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