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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 10° 18' 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"1028.87 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.89 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.7"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° 18' South, Longitude: 10° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.30 meters/second, 1606.7 km/hour, 998.4 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"998.34 miwest0° 11' 58.7"13.72 minorth998.53 mi
24 hours12° 53' 54.6"890.78 mieast4° 47' 37.8"329.40 minorth950.77 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 PM300 km187 miles162 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireSat 12:30 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 12:30 PM354 km220 miles191 nmEast-southeast ESE
DolisieSat 12:30 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
UígeSat 12:30 PM525 km326 miles283 nmEast E
KinshasaSat 12:30 PM657 km408 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSat 12:30 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalanjeSat 12:30 PM701 km436 miles379 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancevilleSat 12:30 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilSat 12:30 PM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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