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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 12:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 04' South, Longitude: 12° 25' West

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 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 149° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.74 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.0 miles/hour or 841.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.13 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 28' 48.8"967.85 miwest0° 06' 47.2"7.78 misouth967.63 mi
24 hours12° 43' 58.8"851.10 mieast2° 19' 29.0"159.86 misouth861.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaThu 12:56 PM728 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataThu 12:56 PM764 km475 miles413 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaThu 12:56 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaThu 12:56 PM888 km552 miles480 nmNorth N
BoThu 12:56 PM890 km553 miles481 nmNorth N
FreetownThu 12:56 PM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth N
NzérékoréThu 12:56 PM952 km591 miles514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduThu 12:56 PM976 km607 miles527 nmNorth N
MakeniThu 12:56 PM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth N
ConakryThu 12:56 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmNorth N
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