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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 16° 00' 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' North, Longitude: 125° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.57 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 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' 25.4"958.50 miwest0° 05' 35.1"6.40 misouth958.77 mi
24 hours11° 22' 57.1"751.27 mieast2° 36' 21.5"179.20 misouth777.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuéssoThu 12:02 PM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth N
MbandakaThu 12:02 PM253 km157 miles137 nmEast E
ImpfondoThu 12:02 PM265 km165 miles143 nmEast-northeast ENE
FrancevilleThu 12:02 PM351 km218 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
BerbératiThu 12:02 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth N
BimboThu 12:02 PM503 km312 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:02 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth S
BanguiThu 12:02 PM522 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:02 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
BertouaThu 12:02 PM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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