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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

UTC time = Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:30:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 10° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.94 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"1028.79 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.5"3.38 miWest0° 22' 52.7"26.20 miNorth26.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 19' South, Longitude: 11° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.30 meters/second, 1606.7 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' 21.8"998.27 miWest0° 11' 58.7"13.72 miNorth998.46 mi
24 hours12° 53' 55.4"890.73 miEast4° 47' 37.9"329.38 miNorth950.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CabindaSat 12:30 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 12:30 PM326 km202 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pointe-NoireSat 12:30 PM334 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieSat 12:30 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeSat 12:30 PM494 km307 miles267 nmEast E
KinshasaSat 12:30 PM631 km392 miles341 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:30 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeSat 12:30 PM672 km418 miles363 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancevilleSat 12:30 PM730 km454 miles394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilSat 12:30 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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