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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 31' South
Longitude: 12° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.93 meters/second, 1655.8 km/hour, 1028.8 miles/hour or 894.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.3"1028.86 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.88 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 20' South
Longitude: 13° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.29 meters/second, 1606.6 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"998.30 miwest0° 11' 58.6"13.72 minorth998.49 mi
24 hours12° 54' 02.3"890.90 mieast4° 47' 38.9"329.42 minorth950.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaSat 12:20 PM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CabindaSat 12:20 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UígeSat 12:20 PM249 km155 miles134 nmEast E
Pointe-NoireSat 12:20 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieSat 12:20 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
KinshasaSat 12:20 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeSat 12:20 PM449 km279 miles242 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrazzavilleSat 12:20 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleSat 12:20 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNorth N
HuamboSat 12:20 PM664 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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