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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° 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 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' South, Longitude: 125° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.17 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' 54.5"968.82 miwest0° 06' 55.0"7.93 misouth968.59 mi
24 hours12° 41' 45.0"849.37 mieast2° 22' 58.6"163.86 misouth860.22 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 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongomoThu 12:16 PM238 km148 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
EbebiyínThu 12:16 PM285 km177 miles154 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleThu 12:16 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest W
BataThu 12:16 PM382 km237 miles206 nmNorthwest NW
OuéssoThu 12:16 PM428 km266 miles231 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilThu 12:16 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest W
YaoundéThu 12:16 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieThu 12:16 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth S
Pointe-NoireThu 12:16 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
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