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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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 44' South
Longitude: 6° 25' 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"1036.64 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.65 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.3"4.75 miwest0° 23' 40.5"27.12 minorth27.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 06' North
Longitude: 11° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.73 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"994.78 miwest0° 10' 22.7"11.89 minorth994.64 mi
24 hours11° 23' 26.6"780.13 mieast3° 53' 45.4"267.78 minorth820.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanWed 12:34 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 12:34 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmNorth N
MonroviaWed 12:34 PM1114 km692 miles601 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraWed 12:34 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmNortheast NE
LomeWed 12:34 PM1298 km806 miles701 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoWed 1:34 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 12:34 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownWed 12:34 PM1460 km907 miles789 nmSouth S
LagosWed 1:34 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNortheast NE
São ToméWed 12:34 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmEast-northeast ENE
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