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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 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 8° 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 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 107° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.08 meters/second, 1526.7 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.4 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' 10.2"948.37 miwest0° 03' 32.4"4.06 misouth948.55 mi
24 hours11° 28' 58.4"750.11 mieast1° 49' 15.3"125.23 misouth764.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LibrevilleWed 12:32 PM79 km49 miles42 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilWed 12:32 PM83 km51 miles45 nmSouth S
BataWed 12:32 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméWed 11:32 AM240 km149 miles130 nmWest W
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 11:32 AM241 km150 miles130 nmNorthwest NW
EbebiyínWed 12:32 PM363 km226 miles196 nmNortheast NE
MalaboWed 12:32 PM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
DoualaWed 12:32 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéWed 12:32 PM517 km321 miles279 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleWed 12:32 PM556 km346 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
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