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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 = Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 10:46:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' South, Longitude: 20° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 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' 10.9"1037.73 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.9"5.11 miWest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 34' South, Longitude: 129° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.51 meters/second, 1582.2 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.39 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.4"982.97 miWest0° 08' 31.3"9.76 miSouth982.77 mi
24 hours12° 08' 24.2"822.74 miEast3° 07' 36.2"214.94 miSouth845.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BoendeWed 11:46 AM53 km33 miles29 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbandakaWed 11:46 AM252 km156 miles136 nmWest-northwest WNW
ImpfondoWed 11:46 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNorthwest NW
KisanganiWed 12:46 PM540 km336 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
OuéssoWed 11:46 AM542 km337 miles293 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboWed 11:46 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiWed 11:46 AM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TshikapaWed 12:46 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSouth S
BrazzavilleWed 11:46 AM710 km441 miles383 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaWed 11:46 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW

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