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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 1° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.9"5.11 miwest0° 23' 42.7"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 88° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.49 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.72 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.3"942.62 miwest0° 01' 23.0"1.59 misouth942.69 mi
24 hours11° 34' 31.6"751.75 mieast0° 58' 44.0"67.34 misouth757.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméTue 12:02 PM626 km389 miles338 nmEast E
AccraTue 12:02 PM672 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeTue 12:02 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth N
Santo António (Príncipe)Tue 12:02 PM732 km455 miles395 nmEast-northeast ENE
CotonouTue 1:02 PM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
Porto NovoTue 1:02 PM777 km483 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosTue 1:02 PM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiTue 12:02 PM841 km522 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port-GentilTue 1:02 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast E
AbidjanTue 12:02 PM853 km530 miles461 nmNorthwest NW
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