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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, September 19, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 19' North, Longitude: 10° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 463.82 meters/second, 1669.8 kilometres/hour, 1037.5 miles/hour or 901.6 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 miSouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1037.54 miWest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 miSouth1037.55 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.1"6.17 miWest0° 23' 16.9"26.66 miSouth27.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 49' North, Longitude: 170° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 448.02 meters/second, 1612.9 kilometres/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 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' 29.7"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.1"1002.11 miWest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 miNorth1002.14 mi
24 hours12° 02' 50.7"832.91 miEast4° 31' 07.0"310.48 miNorth887.11 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
EvinayongThu 12:12 PM18 km11 miles10 nmNortheast NE
AconibeThu 12:12 PM57 km35 miles31 nmEast E
BataThu 12:12 PM96 km60 miles52 nmNorthwest NW
MongomoThu 12:12 PM103 km64 miles56 nmEast-northeast ENE
EbebiyínThu 12:12 PM136 km84 miles73 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 12:12 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSouthwest SW
Port-GentilThu 12:12 PM292 km181 miles158 nmSouthwest SW
YaoundéThu 12:12 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaThu 12:12 PM312 km194 miles168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboThu 12:12 PM326 km203 miles176 nmNorthwest NW

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