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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
ImpfondoFri 11:46 AM263 km163 miles142 nmNorthwest NW
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
KinshasaFri 11:46 AM732 km455 miles395 nmSouthwest SW
FrancevilleFri 11:46 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mbuji-MayiFri 12:46 PM812 km505 miles439 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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