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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 11:56:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 57' 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"1037.74 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.74 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° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.22 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"16.37 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.5"982.32 miWest0° 08' 27.5"9.69 miSouth982.11 mi
24 hours12° 09' 58.8"824.03 miEast3° 05' 46.4"212.85 miSouth846.21 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 AM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 11:56 AM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilWed 12:56 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast E
LibrevilleWed 12:56 PM731 km454 miles395 nmEast E
AccraWed 11:56 AM752 km468 miles406 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 11:56 AM755 km469 miles408 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CotonouWed 12:56 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
LagosWed 12:56 PM768 km477 miles415 nmNorth N
Porto NovoWed 12:56 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth N
MalaboWed 12:56 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNortheast NE

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