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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 13:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 22' South
Longitude: 13° 51' 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 minorth1037.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.0"5.11 miwest0° 23' 42.7"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 09' North
Longitude: 73° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 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' 58.7"942.77 miwest0° 01' 28.6"1.69 misouth942.84 mi
24 hours11° 34' 19.5"751.64 mieast1° 00' 56.3"69.87 misouth757.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaTue 1:02 PM812 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataTue 1:02 PM856 km532 miles462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaTue 1:02 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoTue 1:02 PM949 km590 miles513 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaTue 1:02 PM957 km595 miles517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 1:02 PM981 km609 miles530 nmNorth N
ConakryTue 1:02 PM1092 km678 miles589 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 1:02 PM1240 km770 miles669 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 1:02 PM1260 km783 miles681 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 1:02 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmNorth N
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