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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 26' North
Longitude: 13° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 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"5.19 miwest0° 23' 40.4"27.11 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 16' North
Longitude: 96° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.02 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.00 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.7"959.50 miwest0° 05' 45.0"6.59 misouth959.78 mi
24 hours11° 22' 29.3"751.52 mieast2° 40' 09.4"183.55 misouth778.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaThu 1:02 PM741 km461 miles400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataThu 1:02 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoThu 1:02 PM870 km540 miles470 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaThu 1:02 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaThu 1:02 PM883 km549 miles477 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:02 PM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth N
NzérékoréThu 1:02 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:02 PM1005 km624 miles542 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 1:02 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 1:02 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmEast-northeast ENE
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