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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 13:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' North, Longitude: 13° 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' 28.0"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.7"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 85° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.32 meters/second, 1527.5 km/hour, 949.2 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' 11.1"948.90 miwest0° 03' 40.4"4.21 misouth949.08 mi
24 hours11° 28' 35.0"750.09 mieast1° 52' 22.7"128.81 misouth765.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaWed 1:02 PM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataWed 1:02 PM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaWed 1:02 PM899 km558 miles485 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoWed 1:02 PM902 km560 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaWed 1:02 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:02 PM936 km582 miles505 nmNorth N
San PédroWed 1:02 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNortheast NE
MakeniWed 1:02 PM995 km618 miles537 nmNorth N
KoiduWed 1:02 PM997 km620 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NzérékoréWed 1:02 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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