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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 11:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 15° 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 11:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 37' South, Longitude: 134° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.42 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 983.0 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 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.2"982.84 miwest0° 08' 30.2"9.74 misouth982.64 mi
24 hours12° 08' 52.7"823.19 mieast3° 07' 03.2"214.33 misouth845.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancevilleWed 12:06 PM217 km135 miles117 nmSouthwest SW
OuéssoWed 12:06 PM252 km157 miles136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbandakaWed 12:06 PM349 km217 miles188 nmEast E
ImpfondoWed 12:06 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 12:06 PM418 km259 miles225 nmSouth S
KinshasaWed 12:06 PM424 km264 miles229 nmSouth S
DolisieWed 12:06 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
EbebiyínWed 12:06 PM518 km322 miles279 nmNorthwest NW
BerbératiWed 12:06 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth N
BertouaWed 12:06 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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