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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 21' South, Longitude: 3° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.53 meters/second, 1668.7 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.0 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' 10.3"1036.89 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.90 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.1"4.82 miwest0° 23' 41.8"27.14 minorth27.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 58' North, Longitude: 25° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.47 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.0"982.90 miwest0° 08' 59.4"10.30 minorth982.68 mi
24 hours11° 25' 42.9"773.40 mieast3° 16' 20.8"224.97 minorth800.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanThu 12:24 PM849 km527 miles458 nmNorth N
San PédroThu 12:24 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraThu 12:24 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:24 PM1029 km639 miles555 nmNorth N
LomeThu 12:24 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 12:24 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoThu 1:24 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 12:24 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorthwest NW
LagosThu 1:24 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 1:24 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE
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