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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° 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 minorth1037.01 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.2"5.21 miwest0° 23' 30.6"26.93 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° 40' 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 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.6"972.75 miwest0° 08' 40.3"9.94 minorth973.08 mi
24 hours13° 16' 56.4"894.73 mieast3° 49' 33.9"263.00 minorth938.62 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 PM262 km163 miles142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 12:40 PM495 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakataWed 12:40 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GbarngaWed 12:40 PM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
NzérékoréWed 12:40 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 12:40 PM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroWed 12:40 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
KenemaWed 12:40 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BoWed 12:40 PM703 km437 miles379 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BouakéWed 12:40 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNortheast NE
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