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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 1:02:00 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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' South, Longitude: 13° 34' 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' 26.0"5.11 miWest0° 23' 42.7"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 74° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 kilometres/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 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"15.72 miWest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.7"942.70 miWest0° 01' 28.4"1.69 miSouth942.77 mi
24 hours11° 34' 19.6"751.59 miEast1° 00' 53.8"69.81 miSouth757.21 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
MonroviaTue 1:02 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarperTue 1:02 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNortheast NE
KakataTue 1:02 PM842 km523 miles455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Tue 1:02 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth S
GbarngaTue 1:02 PM932 km579 miles503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoTue 1:02 PM942 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaTue 1:02 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 1:02 PM979 km608 miles529 nmNorth N
ConakryTue 1:02 PM1092 km678 miles589 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 1:02 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmNortheast NE

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