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Day and Night World Map

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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 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 06' South
Longitude: 17° 36' 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 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 43' South
Longitude: 120° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.7"969.01 miwest0° 06' 56.5"7.96 misouth968.78 mi
24 hours12° 41' 18.3"849.02 mieast2° 23' 40.1"164.66 misouth860.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoThu 11:56 AM196 km122 miles106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FrancevilleThu 11:56 AM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
BimboThu 11:56 AM490 km304 miles264 nmNorth N
BanguiThu 11:56 AM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerbératiThu 11:56 AM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleThu 11:56 AM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaThu 11:56 AM532 km331 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DolisieThu 11:56 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
EbebiyínThu 11:56 AM740 km460 miles400 nmWest-northwest WNW
YaoundéThu 11:56 AM805 km500 miles435 nmWest-northwest WNW
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