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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 12:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 3° 55' 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"1037.85 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 12:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' North, Longitude: 95° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.22 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"948.73 miwest0° 03' 36.9"4.15 misouth948.91 mi
24 hours11° 28' 45.2"750.15 mieast1° 51' 01.8"127.28 misouth764.87 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 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth N
HarperWed 12:22 PM640 km398 miles346 nmNorthwest NW
AccraWed 12:22 PM737 km458 miles398 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 12:22 PM766 km476 miles414 nmNorth N
KumasiWed 12:22 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BouakéWed 12:22 PM857 km532 miles463 nmNorth N
LomeWed 12:22 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNortheast NE
GbarngaWed 12:22 PM987 km613 miles533 nmNorthwest NW
CotonouWed 1:22 PM996 km619 miles538 nmNortheast NE
AtakpaméWed 12:22 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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