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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 areas 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 11:42:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 6° 22' East

The ground speed is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' North, Longitude: 105° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 424.11 meters/second, 1526.8 kilometres/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 10.3"948.42 miWest0° 03' 33.3"4.08 miSouth948.60 mi
24 hours11° 28' 55.8"750.11 miEast1° 49' 36.0"125.63 miSouth764.52 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméWed 11:42 AM55 km34 miles30 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 11:42 AM215 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilWed 12:42 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleWed 12:42 PM347 km216 miles187 nmEast E
BataWed 12:42 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboWed 12:42 PM494 km307 miles266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AconibeWed 12:42 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port HarcourtWed 12:42 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
DoualaWed 12:42 PM580 km361 miles313 nmNortheast NE
UyoWed 12:42 PM582 km362 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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