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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 Friday, March 20, 2009 at 11:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 6° 22' 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"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 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 Latitude: 23° 47' South, Longitude: 62° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.94 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"918.84 miwest0° 06' 42.4"7.69 minorth919.27 mi
24 hours11° 26' 49.4"724.78 mieast3° 09' 44.8"217.60 minorth764.76 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 AM56 km34 miles30 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 11:42 AM216 km134 miles117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilFri 12:42 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleFri 12:42 PM347 km216 miles187 nmEast E
BataFri 12:42 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboFri 12:42 PM495 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AconibeFri 12:42 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port HarcourtFri 12:42 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth N
DoualaFri 12:42 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNortheast NE
UyoFri 12:42 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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