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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 30' South
Longitude: 20° 10' 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"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.81 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 34' South
Longitude: 129° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.51 meters/second, 1582.2 km/hour, 983.1 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' 17.3"983.03 miwest0° 08' 31.3"9.76 misouth982.83 mi
24 hours12° 08' 25.7"822.82 mieast3° 07' 34.4"214.92 misouth845.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoWed 11:46 AM331 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
BimboWed 11:46 AM561 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiWed 11:46 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KisanganiWed 12:46 PM571 km355 miles308 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 11:46 AM685 km426 miles370 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaWed 11:46 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouthwest SW
BerbératiWed 11:46 AM717 km445 miles387 nmNorthwest NW
Mbuji-MayiWed 12:46 PM729 km453 miles393 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FrancevilleWed 11:46 AM744 km462 miles402 nmWest W
DolisieWed 11:46 AM929 km577 miles502 nmWest-southwest WSW
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