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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° 59' 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"1036.96 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.97 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.1"4.82 miwest0° 23' 41.8"27.14 minorth27.57 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° 18' 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 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.9"982.96 miwest0° 08' 59.2"10.30 minorth982.74 mi
24 hours11° 25' 43.1"773.45 mieast3° 16' 18.9"224.95 minorth800.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San PédroThu 12:24 PM838 km521 miles453 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbidjanThu 12:24 PM848 km527 miles458 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:24 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:24 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmNorth N
LomeThu 12:24 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:24 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmNorthwest NW
Porto NovoThu 1:24 PM1222 km760 miles660 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 12:24 PM1230 km764 miles664 nmEast-northeast ENE
LagosThu 1:24 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmNortheast NE
JamestownThu 12:24 PM1514 km940 miles817 nmSouth S
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