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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

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:52:00 AM.

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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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 52' 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"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.78 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° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.13 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"948.48 miWest0° 03' 34.2"4.09 miSouth948.66 mi
24 hours11° 28' 53.3"750.10 miEast1° 49' 57.0"126.03 miSouth764.59 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 AM322 km200 miles174 nmEast E
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 11:52 AM435 km270 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilWed 12:52 PM555 km345 miles299 nmEast E
LibrevilleWed 12:52 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast E
Port HarcourtWed 12:52 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboWed 12:52 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNortheast NE
BataWed 12:52 PM688 km428 miles372 nmEast-northeast ENE
LagosWed 12:52 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth N
CotonouWed 12:52 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Benin CityWed 12:52 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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