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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 22' South
Longitude: 1° 21' West

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 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 10' North
Longitude: 85° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.50 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' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.3"942.64 miwest0° 01' 24.0"1.60 misouth942.72 mi
24 hours11° 34' 29.6"751.73 mieast0° 59' 06.2"67.76 misouth757.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraTue 12:12 PM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 12:12 PM696 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeTue 12:12 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiTue 12:12 PM783 km486 miles423 nmNorth N
CotonouTue 1:12 PM856 km532 miles462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoTue 1:12 PM878 km545 miles474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméTue 12:12 PM903 km561 miles487 nmEast E
YamoussoukroTue 12:12 PM907 km564 miles490 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AtakpaméTue 12:12 PM916 km569 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosTue 1:12 PM918 km570 miles496 nmNortheast NE
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