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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° 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' 40.5"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 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"958.59 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MongomoThu 12:22 PM136 km84 miles73 nmNorth N
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 PM382 km237 miles206 nmNorth N
DoualaThu 12:22 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:22 AM451 km281 miles244 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalaboThu 12:22 PM462 km287 miles250 nmNorthwest NW
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