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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' South, Longitude: 1° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 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"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.75 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.9"5.11 miWest0° 23' 42.7"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' North, Longitude: 86° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 421.50 meters/second, 1517.4 kilometres/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.3 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' 30.9"15.71 miWest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.3"942.58 miWest0° 01' 23.8"1.60 miSouth942.65 mi
24 hours11° 34' 29.7"751.68 miEast0° 59' 03.7"67.71 miSouth757.04 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
AccraTue 12:12 PM662 km411 miles357 nm N
AbidjanTue 12:12 PM710 km441 miles383 nm NNW
LoméTue 12:12 PM763 km474 miles412 nm NNE
KumasiTue 12:12 PM784 km487 miles424 nm N
CotonouTue 1:12 PM841 km523 miles454 nm NNE
Porto NovoTue 1:12 PM863 km536 miles466 nm NNE
São ToméTue 12:12 PM872 km542 miles471 nm E
LagosTue 1:12 PM900 km560 miles486 nm NNE
AtakpaméTue 12:12 PM907 km564 miles490 nm NNE
HarperTue 12:12 PM907 km564 miles490 nm NW