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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 25' North
Longitude: 1° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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' 11.2"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.18 miwest0° 23' 40.5"27.11 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 22' North
Longitude: 111° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.79 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.2 miles/hour or 833.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.99 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.1"959.00 miwest0° 05' 40.1"6.50 misouth959.27 mi
24 hours11° 22' 43.1"751.39 mieast2° 38' 15.7"181.38 misouth777.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraThu 12:02 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 12:02 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 12:02 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
CotonouThu 1:02 PM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoThu 1:02 PM696 km432 miles376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosThu 1:02 PM717 km446 miles387 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 12:02 PM727 km452 miles392 nmEast E
KumasiThu 12:02 PM753 km468 miles407 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbidjanThu 12:02 PM779 km484 miles420 nmNorthwest NW
AtakpaméThu 12:02 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth N
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