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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' North, Longitude: 20° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 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' 11.2"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.9"5.17 miwest0° 23' 41.0"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 105° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.53 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"15.94 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.8"956.15 miwest0° 04' 52.6"5.59 misouth955.96 mi
24 hours13° 11' 14.0"872.03 mieast1° 28' 50.3"101.84 misouth874.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BoendeFri 11:46 AM115 km71 miles62 nmSoutheast SE
MbandakaFri 11:46 AM198 km123 miles107 nmWest W
ImpfondoFri 11:46 AM263 km163 miles142 nmNorthwest NW
OuéssoFri 11:46 AM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboFri 11:46 AM474 km294 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiFri 11:46 AM479 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KisanganiFri 12:46 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast E
BambariFri 11:46 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth N
BerbératiFri 11:46 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleFri 11:46 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
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