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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 11:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 18' North
Longitude: 15° 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 11:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 07' South
Longitude: 109° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.46 meters/second, 1538.8 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 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' 34.9"955.99 miwest0° 04' 50.7"5.55 misouth955.80 mi
24 hours13° 11' 36.6"872.31 mieast1° 28' 00.1"100.88 misouth874.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancevilleFri 12:06 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSouthwest SW
ImpfondoFri 12:06 PM368 km229 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
BerbératiFri 12:06 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth N
EbebiyínFri 12:06 PM459 km285 miles248 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleFri 12:06 PM506 km314 miles273 nmSouth S
KinshasaFri 12:06 PM512 km318 miles277 nmSouth S
YaoundéFri 12:06 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNorthwest NW
DolisieFri 12:06 PM562 km349 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboFri 12:06 PM577 km358 miles311 nmNortheast NE
BanguiFri 12:06 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNortheast NE
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