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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 11:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 2° 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' 26.0"5.11 miwest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 44' South, Longitude: 146° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.21 meters/second, 1581.2 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 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' 13.5"982.37 miwest0° 08' 27.5"9.69 misouth982.17 mi
24 hours12° 10' 00.3"824.11 mieast3° 05' 44.6"212.83 misouth846.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméWed 11:56 AM461 km287 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 11:56 AM579 km360 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilWed 12:56 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast E
AccraWed 11:56 AM738 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 11:56 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CotonouWed 12:56 PM758 km471 miles409 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 12:56 PM762 km473 miles411 nmEast E
LagosWed 12:56 PM770 km479 miles416 nmNorth N
Porto NovoWed 12:56 PM770 km479 miles416 nmNorth N
Benin CityWed 12:56 PM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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