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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 areas 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 11:22:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' North, Longitude: 121° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 428.64 meters/second, 1543.1 kilometres/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"958.59 miWest0° 05' 36.7"6.43 miSouth958.86 mi
24 hours11° 22' 52.8"751.25 miEast2° 36' 57.6"179.88 miSouth777.44 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AconibeThu 12:22 PM106 km66 miles57 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MongomoThu 12:22 PM136 km84 miles73 nmNorth N
EvinayongThu 12:22 PM141 km87 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
EbebiyínThu 12:22 PM194 km120 miles105 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:22 PM204 km127 miles110 nmWest W
BataThu 12:22 PM234 km146 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
Port-GentilThu 12:22 PM305 km190 miles165 nmWest-southwest WSW
FrancevilleThu 12:22 PM341 km212 miles184 nmSoutheast SE
YaoundéThu 12:22 PM384 km239 miles208 nmNorth N
DoualaThu 12:22 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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