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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° 17' 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' North, Longitude: 126° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.56 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"958.42 miwest0° 05' 35.0"6.40 misouth958.69 mi
24 hours11° 22' 57.5"751.21 mieast2° 36' 19.3"179.15 misouth777.22 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 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNorth N
MbandakaThu 12:02 PM222 km138 miles120 nmEast E
ImpfondoThu 12:02 PM239 km149 miles129 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleThu 12:02 PM375 km233 miles203 nmSouthwest SW
BerbératiThu 12:02 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth N
BimboThu 12:02 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiThu 12:02 PM506 km315 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:02 PM527 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaThu 12:02 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BertouaThu 12:02 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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