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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° 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' 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° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.32 meters/second, 1527.6 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"948.97 miwest0° 03' 40.5"4.22 misouth949.15 mi
24 hours11° 28' 34.6"750.14 mieast1° 52' 24.9"128.87 misouth765.17 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 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataWed 1:02 PM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoWed 1:02 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaWed 1:02 PM915 km568 miles494 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaWed 1:02 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:02 PM938 km583 miles506 nmNorth N
MakeniWed 1:02 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduWed 1:02 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 1:02 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroWed 1:02 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmNortheast NE
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