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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

UTC time = Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 44' 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"1037.70 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.70 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° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.43 meters/second, 1524.4 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"946.91 miWest0° 02' 20.5"2.68 miSouth946.80 mi
24 hours13° 34' 08.7"889.76 miEast0° 24' 10.2"27.71 miSouth889.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaSat 11:56 AM92 km57 miles50 nmSoutheast SE
ImpfondoSat 11:56 AM109 km68 miles59 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OuéssoSat 11:56 AM212 km132 miles115 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboSat 11:56 AM401 km249 miles217 nmNorth N
BanguiSat 11:56 AM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerbératiSat 11:56 AM450 km279 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancevilleSat 11:56 AM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrazzavilleSat 11:56 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaSat 11:56 AM616 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BertouaSat 11:56 AM622 km386 miles336 nmNorthwest NW

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