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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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 13:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 02' North
Longitude: 16° 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 13:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 08' North
Longitude: 83° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.9 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"949.03 miwest0° 03' 41.4"4.23 misouth949.21 mi
24 hours11° 28' 32.0"750.14 mieast1° 52' 45.8"129.26 misouth765.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaWed 1:12 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNortheast NE
KakataWed 1:12 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 1:12 PM999 km621 miles539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoWed 1:12 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 1:12 PM1090 km677 miles588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauWed 1:12 PM1311 km814 miles708 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroWed 1:12 PM1447 km899 miles782 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 1:12 PM1483 km922 miles801 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 1:12 PM1497 km930 miles809 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarWed 1:12 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorth N
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