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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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' South, Longitude: 17° 40' 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 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 35' South, Longitude: 132° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.46 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.8"982.94 miwest0° 08' 30.8"9.75 misouth982.73 mi
24 hours12° 08' 39.2"823.00 mieast3° 07' 18.8"214.63 misouth845.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaWed 11:56 AM89 km55 miles48 nmNortheast NE
ImpfondoWed 11:56 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth N
OuéssoWed 11:56 AM294 km183 miles159 nmNorthwest NW
FrancevilleWed 11:56 AM472 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrazzavilleWed 11:56 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaWed 11:56 AM498 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboWed 11:56 AM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth N
BanguiWed 11:56 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth N
BerbératiWed 11:56 AM566 km352 miles305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieWed 11:56 AM690 km429 miles373 nmSouthwest SW
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