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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 11:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' South, Longitude: 5° 06' 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' 27.7"5.14 miwest0° 23' 41.9"27.14 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 132° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.04 meters/second, 1559.0 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 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' 06.8"0.13 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.9"968.53 miwest0° 06' 52.7"7.88 misouth968.30 mi
24 hours12° 42' 25.3"849.89 mieast2° 21' 56.1"162.67 misouth860.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméThu 11:46 AM188 km117 miles102 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:46 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilThu 12:46 PM417 km259 miles225 nmEast E
LibrevilleThu 12:46 PM488 km303 miles264 nmEast E
BataThu 12:46 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port HarcourtThu 12:46 PM582 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboThu 12:46 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNortheast NE
UyoThu 12:46 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OwerriThu 12:46 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaThu 12:46 PM686 km426 miles371 nmNortheast NE
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