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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 = Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:34:00 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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 57' South, Longitude: 6° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.66 meters/second, 1669.2 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.16 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.6"4.89 miWest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 miNorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' North, Longitude: 34° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.34 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.4 miles/hour or 842.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.16 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.9"969.14 miWest0° 07' 14.2"8.29 miNorth968.90 mi
24 hours11° 30' 29.0"768.05 miEast2° 31' 09.6"173.24 miNorth782.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San PédroFri 12:34 PM742 km461 miles400 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:34 PM842 km523 miles455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:34 PM976 km607 miles527 nmNorth N
DaloaFri 12:34 PM976 km607 miles527 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 12:34 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraFri 12:34 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 12:34 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 1:34 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 12:34 PM1388 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosFri 1:34 PM1417 km881 miles765 nmNortheast NE

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