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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 12:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' South, Longitude: 0° 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 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 136° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.96 meters/second, 1558.7 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 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' 51.7"968.28 miwest0° 06' 51.2"7.86 misouth968.05 mi
24 hours12° 42' 50.5"850.16 mieast2° 21' 16.6"161.90 misouth860.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraThu 12:06 PM625 km388 miles338 nmNorth N
LomeThu 12:06 PM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 12:06 PM709 km441 miles383 nmEast E
CotonouThu 1:06 PM749 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoThu 1:06 PM768 km477 miles415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 12:06 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorthwest NW
KumasiThu 12:06 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosThu 1:06 PM794 km494 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 12:06 PM807 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
AtakpaméThu 12:06 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth N
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