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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 00' North
Longitude: 11° 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 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 14' North
Longitude: 109° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.06 meters/second, 1526.6 km/hour, 948.6 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' 10.0"948.38 miwest0° 03' 31.6"4.04 misouth948.56 mi
24 hours11° 29' 00.8"750.17 mieast1° 48' 56.6"124.89 misouth764.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MongomoWed 12:22 PM181 km113 miles98 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 12:22 PM186 km116 miles100 nmWest-northwest WNW
EbebiyínWed 12:22 PM239 km148 miles129 nmNorth N
BataWed 12:22 PM252 km157 miles136 nmNorthwest NW
Port-GentilWed 12:22 PM268 km167 miles145 nmWest-southwest WSW
FrancevilleWed 12:22 PM332 km207 miles179 nmEast-southeast ESE
YaoundéWed 12:22 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth N
DoualaWed 12:22 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboWed 12:22 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São ToméWed 11:22 AM486 km302 miles262 nmWest W
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