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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 463.66 meters/second, 1669.2 kilometres/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 433.34 meters/second, 1560.0 kilometres/hour, 969.4 miles/hour or 842.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarperFri 12:34 PM717 km446 miles387 nm NNW
AbidjanFri 12:34 PM842 km523 miles455 nm NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:34 PM976 km607 miles527 nm N
DaloaFri 12:34 PM976 km607 miles527 nm N
MonroviaFri 12:34 PM1043 km648 miles563 nm NNW
AccraFri 12:34 PM1069 km664 miles577 nm NE
LoméFri 12:34 PM1222 km759 miles660 nm NE
Porto NovoFri 1:34 PM1360 km845 miles734 nm NE
FreetownFri 12:34 PM1388 km863 miles750 nm NNW
LagosFri 1:34 PM1417 km881 miles765 nm NE