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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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 18° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 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' 11.2"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.18 miwest0° 23' 40.6"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' North, Longitude: 128° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.53 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.3"958.42 miwest0° 05' 34.3"6.39 misouth958.68 mi
24 hours11° 22' 59.6"751.25 mieast2° 36' 02.5"178.84 misouth777.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaThu 11:52 AM47 km29 miles25 nmSouthwest SW
ImpfondoThu 11:52 AM144 km90 miles78 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OuéssoThu 11:52 AM305 km189 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboThu 11:52 AM427 km265 miles231 nmNorth N
BanguiThu 11:52 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth N
BerbératiThu 11:52 AM524 km325 miles283 nmNorthwest NW
FrancevilleThu 11:52 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrazzavilleThu 11:52 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaThu 11:52 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
BambariThu 11:52 AM640 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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