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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.76 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° 05' South, Longitude: 104° 48' West

The ground speed is currently 427.53 meters/second, 1539.1 kilometres/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 36.0"956.09 miWest0° 04' 52.7"5.59 miSouth955.90 mi
24 hours13° 11' 12.7"871.95 miEast1° 28' 53.1"101.88 miSouth874.34 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BoendeFri 11:46 AM91 km56 miles49 nmSoutheast SE
MbandakaFri 11:46 AM229 km142 miles124 nmWest W
ImpfondoFri 11:46 AM289 km180 miles156 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboFri 11:46 AM486 km302 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiFri 11:46 AM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OuéssoFri 11:46 AM495 km308 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
KisanganiFri 12:46 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast E
BambariFri 11:46 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth N
BerbératiFri 11:46 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
BriaFri 11:46 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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