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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 20° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 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' 11.0"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.6"5.14 miwest0° 23' 42.0"27.14 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 117° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.30 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.3"969.11 miwest0° 06' 57.3"7.97 misouth968.88 mi
24 hours12° 41' 04.8"848.85 mieast2° 24' 00.9"165.05 misouth859.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BoendeThu 11:46 AM90 km56 miles48 nmEast-southeast ESE
MbandakaThu 11:46 AM205 km128 miles111 nmWest W
ImpfondoThu 11:46 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorthwest NW
OuéssoThu 11:46 AM488 km303 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboThu 11:46 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiThu 11:46 AM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KisanganiThu 12:46 PM572 km355 miles309 nmEast E
BambariThu 11:46 AM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
BerbératiThu 11:46 AM680 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleThu 11:46 AM706 km439 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
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