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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 18' North
Longitude: 17° 31' 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 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 06' South
Longitude: 107° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.49 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' 35.4"956.07 miwest0° 04' 51.7"5.57 misouth955.88 mi
24 hours13° 11' 25.2"872.17 mieast1° 28' 25.2"101.36 misouth874.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoFri 11:56 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BimboFri 11:56 AM448 km279 miles242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiFri 11:56 AM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerbératiFri 11:56 AM479 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancevilleFri 11:56 AM488 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrazzavilleFri 11:56 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaFri 11:56 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EbebiyínFri 11:56 AM719 km447 miles388 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieFri 11:56 AM734 km456 miles396 nmSouthwest SW
YaoundéFri 11:56 AM775 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
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