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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' North, Longitude: 3° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 11.2"1037.75 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.18 miWest0° 23' 40.5"27.11 miNorth27.60 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' North, Longitude: 114° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 428.75 meters/second, 1543.5 kilometres/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.98 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.0"958.84 miWest0° 05' 39.2"6.48 miSouth959.11 mi
24 hours11° 22' 45.7"751.31 miEast2° 37' 54.7"180.97 miSouth777.76 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméThu 11:52 AM328 km204 miles177 nm E
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:52 AM427 km265 miles231 nm ENE
Port-GentilThu 12:52 PM571 km355 miles308 nm ESE
Port HarcourtThu 12:52 PM605 km376 miles326 nm NE
LibrevilleThu 12:52 PM631 km392 miles341 nm E
OwerriThu 12:52 PM667 km415 miles360 nm NNE
MalaboThu 12:52 PM667 km415 miles360 nm NE
LagosThu 12:52 PM670 km417 miles362 nm N
CotonouThu 12:52 PM676 km420 miles365 nm NNW
BataThu 12:52 PM685 km425 miles370 nm ENE