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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:20:00 AM.

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

Moon symbol = 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)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 13° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 459.93 meters/second, 1655.8 kilometres/hour, 1028.8 miles/hour or 894.0 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"17.15 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.2"1028.79 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.5"3.38 miWest0° 22' 52.6"26.20 miNorth26.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 21' South, Longitude: 13° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 446.28 meters/second, 1606.6 kilometres/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 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' 27.2"16.64 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 27' 21.4"998.23 miWest0° 11' 58.6"13.72 miNorth998.42 mi
24 hours12° 54' 03.3"890.85 miEast4° 47' 38.9"329.40 miNorth950.86 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
LuandaSat 12:20 PM147 km91 miles79 nmSouth S
UígeSat 12:20 PM218 km135 miles118 nmEast E
CabindaSat 12:20 PM238 km148 miles129 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireSat 12:20 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieSat 12:20 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth N
MalanjeSat 12:20 PM423 km263 miles228 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSat 12:20 PM431 km268 miles232 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:20 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNortheast NE
HuamboSat 12:20 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FrancevilleSat 12:20 PM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth N

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