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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 11:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 12° 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 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' South, Longitude: 124° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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' 54.7"968.76 miwest0° 06' 55.1"7.93 misouth968.53 mi
24 hours12° 41' 43.5"849.29 mieast2° 23' 00.9"163.90 misouth860.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancevilleThu 12:16 PM188 km117 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EbebiyínThu 12:16 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
LibrevilleThu 12:16 PM384 km239 miles208 nmWest W
OuéssoThu 12:16 PM401 km249 miles216 nmEast-northeast ENE
BataThu 12:16 PM408 km254 miles220 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieThu 12:16 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth S
Port-GentilThu 12:16 PM461 km286 miles249 nmWest W
YaoundéThu 12:16 PM461 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BertouaThu 12:16 PM524 km325 miles283 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireThu 12:16 PM531 km330 miles286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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