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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 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 3° 35' 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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 102° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.14 meters/second, 1526.9 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 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' 10.4"948.56 miwest0° 03' 34.3"4.10 misouth948.74 mi
24 hours11° 28' 52.9"750.16 mieast1° 49' 59.2"126.08 misouth764.65 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 11:52 AM353 km219 miles190 nmEast E
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 11:52 AM464 km288 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilWed 12:52 PM585 km364 miles316 nmEast E
Port HarcourtWed 12:52 PM653 km406 miles353 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleWed 12:52 PM655 km407 miles354 nmEast E
MalaboWed 12:52 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNortheast NE
LagosWed 12:52 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNorth N
CotonouWed 12:52 PM714 km444 miles386 nmNorth N
BataWed 12:52 PM718 km446 miles388 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoWed 12:52 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth N
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