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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 11:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 11° 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' 40.5"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' North, Longitude: 121° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.64 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 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' 25.6"958.67 miwest0° 05' 36.8"6.43 misouth958.93 mi
24 hours11° 22' 52.4"751.31 mieast2° 36' 59.6"179.93 misouth777.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MongomoThu 12:22 PM140 km87 miles75 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 12:22 PM173 km107 miles93 nmWest W
EbebiyínThu 12:22 PM197 km122 miles106 nmNorth N
BataThu 12:22 PM213 km132 miles115 nmNorthwest NW
Port-GentilThu 12:22 PM277 km172 miles150 nmWest-southwest WSW
FrancevilleThu 12:22 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
YaoundéThu 12:22 PM385 km240 miles208 nmNorth N
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:22 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-northwest WNW
DoualaThu 12:22 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboThu 12:22 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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