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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° 22' 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' 27.7"5.14 miwest0° 23' 41.9"27.14 minorth27.62 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: 131° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.05 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"16.14 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.9"968.47 miwest0° 06' 52.8"7.88 misouth968.25 mi
24 hours12° 42' 23.8"849.81 mieast2° 21' 58.4"162.70 misouth860.45 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 AM158 km98 miles85 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:46 AM297 km185 miles160 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilThu 12:46 PM387 km240 miles209 nmEast E
LibrevilleThu 12:46 PM457 km284 miles247 nmEast E
BataThu 12:46 PM534 km332 miles288 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 12:46 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
Port HarcourtThu 12:46 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UyoThu 12:46 PM633 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OwerriThu 12:46 PM643 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaThu 12:46 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNortheast NE
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