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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 11:06:00 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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 15° 23' 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 11:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 44' South, Longitude: 122° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.22 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.15 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.3"968.86 miWest0° 06' 55.8"7.94 miSouth968.63 mi
24 hours12° 41' 30.1"849.12 miEast2° 23' 21.6"164.29 miSouth860.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuéssoThu 12:06 PM203 km126 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FrancevilleThu 12:06 PM262 km163 miles142 nmSouthwest SW
MbandakaThu 12:06 PM321 km200 miles173 nmEast E
ImpfondoThu 12:06 PM354 km220 miles191 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 12:06 PM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth S
KinshasaThu 12:06 PM468 km291 miles252 nmSouth S
BerbératiThu 12:06 PM484 km301 miles261 nmNorth N
EbebiyínThu 12:06 PM514 km320 miles278 nmWest-northwest WNW
AconibeThu 12:06 PM517 km321 miles279 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieThu 12:06 PM545 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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