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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 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 21' South, Longitude: 6° 13' 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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 60' North, Longitude: 23° 09' 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"982.81 miwest0° 08' 58.8"10.29 minorth982.59 mi
24 hours11° 25' 44.4"773.36 mieast3° 16' 03.5"224.64 minorth800.42 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 12:34 PM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 12:34 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:34 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth N
MonroviaThu 12:34 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraThu 12:34 PM1099 km683 miles593 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 12:34 PM1249 km776 miles675 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoThu 1:34 PM1385 km860 miles748 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 12:34 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosThu 1:34 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 12:34 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast-northeast ENE
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