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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 12:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 02' North
Longitude: 11° 25' 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' 28.0"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.7"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 12:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 09' North
Longitude: 87° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.29 meters/second, 1527.5 km/hour, 949.1 miles/hour or 824.8 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' 11.0"948.91 miwest0° 03' 39.6"4.20 misouth949.09 mi
24 hours11° 28' 37.3"750.14 mieast1° 52' 04.1"128.47 misouth765.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarperWed 12:52 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 12:52 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth N
KakataWed 12:52 PM729 km453 miles393 nmNorth N
GbarngaWed 12:52 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaWed 12:52 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNorth N
BoWed 12:52 PM877 km545 miles474 nmNorth N
NzérékoréWed 12:52 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduWed 12:52 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth N
FreetownWed 12:52 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakeniWed 12:52 PM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth N
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