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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 20, 2009 at 11:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 00' North
Longitude: 6° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 11.0"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.0"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 20, 2009 at 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 47' South
Longitude: 63° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.95 meters/second, 1479.4 km/hour, 919.3 miles/hour or 798.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.32 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.32 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.9"918.92 miwest0° 06' 42.6"7.70 minorth919.35 mi
24 hours11° 26' 48.2"724.82 mieast3° 09' 47.5"217.66 minorth764.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméFri 11:42 AM81 km50 miles44 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 11:42 AM234 km146 miles126 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilFri 12:42 PM311 km193 miles168 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleFri 12:42 PM377 km234 miles204 nmEast E
BataFri 12:42 PM458 km285 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboFri 12:42 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNortheast NE
Port HarcourtFri 12:42 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth N
UyoFri 12:42 PM593 km369 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaFri 12:42 PM601 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
OwerriFri 12:42 PM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth N
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