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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 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 1° 22' 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 100° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.16 meters/second, 1527.0 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"948.54 miwest0° 03' 35.0"4.11 misouth948.72 mi
24 hours11° 28' 50.7"750.10 mieast1° 50' 17.7"126.43 misouth764.66 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 12:02 PM599 km372 miles323 nmEast E
AccraWed 12:02 PM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 12:02 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 12:02 PM698 km434 miles377 nmEast-northeast ENE
CotonouWed 1:02 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNorth N
Porto NovoWed 1:02 PM729 km453 miles394 nmNorth N
LagosWed 1:02 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiWed 12:02 PM809 km503 miles437 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbeokutaWed 1:02 PM820 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AtakpaméWed 12:02 PM831 km516 miles449 nmNorth N
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