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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 Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 53' South, Longitude: 17° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.87 meters/second, 1669.9 km/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1037.72 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.7"5.07 miwest0° 23' 42.9"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 143° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.88 meters/second, 1601.6 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.59 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"995.10 miwest0° 09' 33.1"10.94 misouth994.97 mi
24 hours11° 37' 52.5"796.89 mieast3° 38' 20.1"250.11 misouth831.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoTue 11:56 AM279 km173 miles151 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleTue 11:56 AM463 km288 miles250 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaTue 11:56 AM466 km290 miles252 nmSouthwest SW
FrancevilleTue 11:56 AM470 km292 miles254 nmWest W
BimboTue 11:56 AM573 km356 miles310 nmNorth N
BanguiTue 11:56 AM588 km365 miles317 nmNorth N
BerbératiTue 11:56 AM609 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieTue 11:56 AM672 km418 miles363 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-NoireTue 11:56 AM782 km486 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
EbebiyínTue 11:56 AM789 km490 miles426 nmWest-northwest WNW
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