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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 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 7° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.94 meters/second, 1655.8 km/hour, 1028.9 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"3.39 miwest0° 22' 52.7"26.21 minorth26.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' South, Longitude: 8° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.32 meters/second, 1606.8 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.64 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 27' 22.1"998.38 miwest0° 11' 58.8"13.72 minorth998.57 mi
24 hours12° 53' 46.6"890.66 mieast4° 47' 36.5"329.38 minorth950.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CabindaSat 12:40 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireSat 12:40 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 12:40 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
DolisieSat 12:40 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilSat 12:40 PM757 km471 miles409 nmNorth N
UígeSat 12:40 PM801 km497 miles432 nmEast E
São ToméSat 11:40 AM876 km545 miles473 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 12:40 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 12:40 PM902 km561 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaSat 12:40 PM902 km561 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
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