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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 Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 42' North, Longitude: 17° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.89 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 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"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.9"5.19 miwest0° 23' 39.7"27.10 minorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 94° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.43 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.79 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.8"946.97 miwest0° 02' 20.2"2.68 misouth946.86 mi
24 hours13° 34' 09.5"889.83 mieast0° 24' 07.0"27.65 misouth889.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoSat 11:56 AM123 km76 miles66 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BimboSat 11:56 AM408 km254 miles220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiSat 11:56 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerbératiSat 11:56 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancevilleSat 11:56 AM501 km311 miles271 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrazzavilleSat 11:56 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaSat 11:56 AM603 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BambariSat 11:56 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EbebiyínSat 11:56 AM700 km435 miles378 nmWest-northwest WNW
YaoundéSat 11:56 AM746 km464 miles403 nmWest-northwest WNW
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