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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' North, Longitude: 17° 48' 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"1037.76 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 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 107° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.50 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 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' 35.5"956.01 miwest0° 04' 51.8"5.57 misouth955.82 mi
24 hours13° 11' 23.9"872.09 mieast1° 28' 28.0"101.40 misouth874.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaFri 11:56 AM57 km36 miles31 nmEast-southeast ESE
ImpfondoFri 11:56 AM149 km92 miles80 nmNorth N
OuéssoFri 11:56 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
BimboFri 11:56 AM443 km275 miles239 nmNorth N
BanguiFri 11:56 AM458 km284 miles247 nmNorth N
BerbératiFri 11:56 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancevilleFri 11:56 AM516 km320 miles278 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrazzavilleFri 11:56 AM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaFri 11:56 AM581 km361 miles314 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BertouaFri 11:56 AM658 km409 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
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