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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 57' South, Longitude: 6° 34' 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"1037.24 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.24 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° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.34 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.4 miles/hour or 842.3 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"969.20 miwest0° 07' 14.0"8.29 minorth968.95 mi
24 hours11° 30' 29.2"768.09 mieast2° 31' 07.4"173.21 minorth782.65 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 PM741 km460 miles400 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:34 PM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DaloaFri 12:34 PM976 km606 miles527 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 12:34 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 12:34 PM1029 km639 miles556 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraFri 12:34 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 12:34 PM1243 km773 miles671 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 12:34 PM1371 km852 miles741 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoFri 1:34 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmNortheast NE
LagosFri 1:34 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmNortheast NE
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