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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 = Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:52:00 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 Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' North, Longitude: 18° 43' East

The ground speed is currently 463.88 meters/second, 1670.0 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 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"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.68 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.1"5.21 miWest0° 23' 39.0"27.08 miNorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' North, Longitude: 140° 04' East

The ground speed is currently 434.29 meters/second, 1563.5 kilometres/hour, 971.5 miles/hour or 844.2 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' 31.6"16.19 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.5"971.28 miWest0° 07' 28.5"8.57 miSouth971.60 mi
24 hours11° 18' 35.5"756.20 miEast3° 19' 01.4"228.03 miSouth794.96 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
MbandakaFri 11:52 AM95 km59 miles52 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ImpfondoFri 11:52 AM117 km73 miles63 nmNorthwest NW
OuéssoFri 11:52 AM310 km193 miles167 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboFri 11:52 AM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth N
BanguiFri 11:52 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth N
BerbératiFri 11:52 AM503 km313 miles272 nmNorthwest NW
BambariFri 11:52 AM592 km368 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FrancevilleFri 11:52 AM631 km392 miles340 nmWest-southwest WSW
BozoumFri 11:52 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleFri 11:52 AM677 km420 miles365 nmSouthwest SW

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