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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 = Monday, March 18, 2013 at 12:02:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' South, Longitude: 1° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.88 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 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' 10.8"1037.68 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.5"5.06 miWest0° 23' 43.3"27.17 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 77° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.23 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.5"941.97 miWest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 miNorth941.92 mi
24 hours11° 37' 57.0"755.00 miEast0° 04' 56.7"5.67 miSouth755.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméMon 12:02 PM594 km369 miles321 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Mon 12:02 PM710 km441 miles384 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraMon 12:02 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeMon 12:02 PM764 km475 miles413 nmNorth N
CotonouMon 1:02 PM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth N
Port-GentilMon 1:02 PM810 km503 miles438 nmEast E
Porto NovoMon 1:02 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth N
LagosMon 1:02 PM825 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 1:02 PM894 km556 miles483 nmEast E
KumasiMon 12:02 PM896 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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