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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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 17' North, Longitude: 3° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.56 meters/second, 1668.8 km/hour, 1037.0 miles/hour or 901.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.02 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1037.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.2"5.21 miwest0° 23' 30.6"26.93 minorth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' South, Longitude: 59° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.81 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.0"972.55 miwest0° 08' 38.5"9.90 minorth972.88 mi
24 hours13° 17' 10.9"894.83 mieast3° 48' 58.5"262.33 minorth938.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanWed 12:20 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorth N
San PédroWed 12:20 PM412 km256 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
DivoWed 12:20 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarperWed 12:20 PM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroWed 12:20 PM525 km326 miles284 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraWed 12:20 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNortheast NE
KumasiWed 12:20 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DaloaWed 12:20 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BouakéWed 12:20 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DabakalaWed 12:20 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth N
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