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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 18' North
Longitude: 6° 22' 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 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 11' South
Longitude: 62° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.86 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.3 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' 26.4"972.65 miwest0° 08' 39.4"9.92 minorth972.98 mi
24 hours13° 17' 03.7"894.78 mieast3° 49' 16.1"262.66 minorth938.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarperWed 12:30 PM275 km171 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbidjanWed 12:30 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 12:30 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BouakéWed 12:30 PM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaWed 12:30 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakataWed 12:30 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
NzérékoréWed 12:30 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonroviaWed 12:30 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
KumasiWed 12:30 PM717 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 12:30 PM772 km480 miles417 nmEast-northeast ENE
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