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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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 29' North, Longitude: 8° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.87 meters/second, 1651.9 km/hour, 1026.5 miles/hour or 892.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.7"1026.46 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 minorth1026.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 52.0"4.41 miwest0° 21' 55.0"25.11 minorth25.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' North, Longitude: 3° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.56 meters/second, 1568.0 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.4"974.18 miwest0° 07' 47.7"8.93 minorth973.94 mi
24 hours11° 30' 35.8"772.12 mieast2° 45' 50.4"190.06 minorth790.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NzérékoréThu 12:34 PM88 km54 miles47 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManThu 12:34 PM161 km100 miles87 nmSoutheast SE
GbarngaThu 12:34 PM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoiduThu 12:34 PM270 km168 miles146 nmWest W
DaloaThu 12:34 PM290 km181 miles157 nmSoutheast SE
KakataThu 12:34 PM295 km184 miles160 nmSouthwest SW
KenemaThu 12:34 PM301 km187 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
KorhogoThu 12:34 PM336 km209 miles182 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaThu 12:34 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
BoThu 12:34 PM358 km222 miles193 nmWest W
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