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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 6° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 11.0"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.9"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.8"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' North, Longitude: 104° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.11 meters/second, 1526.8 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.3"948.50 miwest0° 03' 33.4"4.08 misouth948.68 mi
24 hours11° 28' 55.6"750.16 mieast1° 49' 38.5"125.69 misouth764.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméWed 11:42 AM81 km50 miles44 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 11:42 AM234 km145 miles126 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilWed 12:42 PM312 km194 miles169 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleWed 12:42 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast E
BataWed 12:42 PM458 km285 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboWed 12:42 PM512 km318 miles277 nmNortheast NE
Port HarcourtWed 12:42 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
UyoWed 12:42 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaWed 12:42 PM601 km373 miles324 nmNortheast NE
OwerriWed 12:42 PM614 km382 miles332 nmNorth N
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