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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 = Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 17° 53' 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"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.6"5.14 miWest0° 23' 42.0"27.14 miNorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 119° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.8 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"968.95 miWest0° 06' 56.7"7.96 miSouth968.73 mi
24 hours12° 41' 16.8"848.95 miEast2° 23' 42.5"164.69 miSouth859.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaThu 11:56 AM46 km28 miles25 nmEast-northeast ENE
ImpfondoThu 11:56 AM191 km118 miles103 nmNorth N
OuéssoThu 11:56 AM277 km172 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
BimboThu 11:56 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth N
BanguiThu 11:56 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth N
FrancevilleThu 11:56 AM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiThu 11:56 AM535 km332 miles289 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleThu 11:56 AM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaThu 11:56 AM547 km340 miles296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BertouaThu 11:56 AM696 km432 miles376 nmNorthwest NW

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