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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 12:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 21' South, Longitude: 8° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.54 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"1036.97 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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 01' North, Longitude: 20° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.38 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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"982.77 miwest0° 08' 57.9"10.27 minorth982.55 mi
24 hours11° 25' 46.3"773.37 mieast3° 15' 44.2"224.28 minorth800.33 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 12:44 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:44 PM979 km608 miles528 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakataThu 12:44 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 12:44 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:44 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 12:44 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraThu 12:44 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 12:44 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 12:44 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmNortheast NE
JamestownThu 12:44 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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