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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 11:12:00 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 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 13° 52' 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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 112° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.03 meters/second, 1526.5 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.3 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' 09.9"948.25 miWest0° 03' 30.6"4.02 miSouth948.43 mi
24 hours11° 29' 03.7"750.12 miEast1° 48' 33.4"124.44 miSouth764.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancevilleWed 12:12 PM184 km114 miles99 nmSouth S
OuéssoWed 12:12 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNortheast NE
AconibeWed 12:12 PM355 km220 miles192 nmWest-northwest WNW
EbebiyínWed 12:12 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNorthwest NW
DolisieWed 12:12 PM484 km301 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbandakaWed 12:12 PM489 km304 miles264 nmEast E
LibrevilleWed 12:12 PM492 km306 miles266 nmWest W
BrazzavilleWed 12:12 PM498 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BataWed 12:12 PM500 km311 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW
ImpfondoWed 12:12 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE

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