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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

UTC time = Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:34:00 PM.

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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).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 44' South, Longitude: 6° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.39 meters/second, 1668.2 km/hour, 1036.6 miles/hour or 900.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1036.57 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1036.58 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.3"4.75 miWest0° 23' 40.5"27.11 miNorth27.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' North, Longitude: 11° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.58 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.8"994.72 miWest0° 10' 22.7"11.89 miNorth994.58 mi
24 hours11° 23' 26.6"780.08 miEast3° 53' 46.9"267.79 miNorth820.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San PédroWed 12:34 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 12:34 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 12:34 PM1061 km660 miles573 nmNorth N
MonroviaWed 12:34 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraWed 12:34 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmNortheast NE
LomeWed 12:34 PM1277 km794 miles690 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoWed 1:34 PM1411 km876 miles762 nmNortheast NE
JamestownWed 12:34 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmSouth S
LagosWed 1:34 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 12:34 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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