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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 = Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10:52:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 47' 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"1037.75 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.18 miWest0° 23' 40.6"27.11 miNorth27.60 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° 41' 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"958.34 miWest0° 05' 34.2"6.38 miSouth958.61 mi
24 hours11° 22' 59.8"751.19 miEast2° 36' 00.3"178.79 miSouth777.11 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 AM70 km43 miles38 nmWest-southwest WSW
ImpfondoThu 11:52 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BoendeThu 11:52 AM245 km152 miles132 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuéssoThu 11:52 AM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboThu 11:52 AM429 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
BanguiThu 11:52 AM440 km273 miles238 nmNorth N
BerbératiThu 11:52 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
FrancevilleThu 11:52 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
BambariThu 11:52 AM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 11:52 AM646 km401 miles349 nmSouthwest SW

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