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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 18' North, Longitude: 8° 35' 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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 10' South, Longitude: 64° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.90 meters/second, 1565.6 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.4 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' 26.5"972.67 miwest0° 08' 40.1"9.93 minorth973.00 mi
24 hours13° 16' 57.2"894.68 mieast3° 49' 31.9"262.94 minorth938.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarperWed 12:40 PM249 km155 miles134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San PédroWed 12:40 PM346 km215 miles187 nmNortheast NE
KakataWed 12:40 PM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonroviaWed 12:40 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GbarngaWed 12:40 PM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth N
DivoWed 12:40 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNortheast NE
DaloaWed 12:40 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManWed 12:40 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NzérékoréWed 12:40 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 12:40 PM607 km377 miles328 nmNortheast NE
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