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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 11:12:00 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 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 13° 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' 40.5"27.11 miNorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' North, Longitude: 123° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.60 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 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' 25.5"958.51 miWest0° 05' 35.8"6.42 miSouth958.77 mi
24 hours11° 22' 55.0"751.23 miEast2° 36' 38.5"179.51 miSouth777.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancevilleThu 12:12 PM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth S
OuéssoThu 12:12 PM286 km177 miles154 nmEast-northeast ENE
AconibeThu 12:12 PM332 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
EbebiyínThu 12:12 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNorthwest NW
YaoundéThu 12:12 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BertouaThu 12:12 PM462 km287 miles249 nmNorth N
BataThu 12:12 PM476 km296 miles257 nmWest-northwest WNW
BerbératiThu 12:12 PM482 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 12:12 PM482 km300 miles260 nmWest W
ImpfondoThu 12:12 PM494 km307 miles267 nmEast-northeast ENE

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