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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 21' South
Longitude: 6° 29' 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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 60' North
Longitude: 22° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.43 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 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' 29.9"982.86 miwest0° 08' 58.6"10.29 minorth982.64 mi
24 hours11° 25' 44.6"773.41 mieast3° 16' 01.5"224.62 minorth800.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanThu 12:34 PM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:34 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmNorth N
MonroviaThu 12:34 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraThu 12:34 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 12:34 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoThu 1:34 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 12:34 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosThu 1:34 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 12:34 PM1501 km933 miles810 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownThu 12:34 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmSouth S
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