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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 18' North, Longitude: 6° 05' 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"1036.95 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.94 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.2"5.21 miwest0° 23' 30.6"26.92 minorth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' South, Longitude: 61° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.85 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' 26.3"972.57 miwest0° 08' 39.4"9.92 minorth972.90 mi
24 hours13° 17' 04.5"894.73 mieast3° 49' 14.1"262.61 minorth938.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San PédroWed 12:30 PM279 km173 miles150 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarperWed 12:30 PM294 km182 miles159 nmNorthwest NW
DivoWed 12:30 PM400 km248 miles216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanWed 12:30 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 12:30 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth N
DaloaWed 12:30 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth N
ManWed 12:30 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BouakéWed 12:30 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth N
GbarngaWed 12:30 PM642 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
KakataWed 12:30 PM667 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
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