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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 12:22:00 PM.

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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 12:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 3° 39' West

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 12:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' North, Longitude: 95° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.21 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.82 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.6"948.66 miWest0° 03' 36.8"4.14 miSouth948.84 mi
24 hours11° 28' 45.4"750.10 miEast1° 50' 59.5"127.23 miSouth764.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanWed 12:22 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth N
San PédroWed 12:22 PM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarperWed 12:22 PM661 km411 miles357 nmNorthwest NW
DivoWed 12:22 PM670 km416 miles362 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraWed 12:22 PM720 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiWed 12:22 PM771 km479 miles417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 12:22 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DaloaWed 12:22 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BouakéWed 12:22 PM862 km536 miles465 nmNorth N
LomeWed 12:22 PM865 km537 miles467 nmNortheast NE

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