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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

UTC time = Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 12:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 43' 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"1036.89 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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 01' North, Longitude: 20° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.39 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"982.71 miWest0° 08' 58.1"10.27 miNorth982.49 mi
24 hours11° 25' 46.2"773.32 miEast3° 15' 46.0"224.31 miNorth800.29 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 PM817 km508 miles441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:44 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbidjanThu 12:44 PM995 km618 miles537 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataThu 12:44 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 12:44 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 12:44 PM1287 km799 miles695 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 12:44 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ConakryThu 12:44 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméThu 12:44 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNortheast NE
JamestownThu 12:44 PM1538 km955 miles830 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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