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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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' North, Longitude: 23° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.44 meters/second, 1668.4 km/hour, 1036.7 miles/hour or 900.8 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"1036.74 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.73 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.7"5.20 miwest0° 23' 27.7"26.87 minorth27.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 42' South, Longitude: 20° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.55 meters/second, 1586.0 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.6"985.42 miwest0° 10' 17.5"11.79 minorth985.74 mi
24 hours13° 01' 17.2"887.90 mieast4° 21' 11.6"299.17 minorth941.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiThu 12:30 PM297 km185 miles160 nmSoutheast SE
BambariThu 11:30 AM471 km293 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
YambioThu 1:30 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanguiThu 11:30 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboThu 11:30 AM601 km374 miles325 nmWest-northwest WNW
ImpfondoThu 11:30 AM624 km388 miles337 nmWest W
WauThu 1:30 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE
RuhengeriThu 12:30 PM817 km507 miles441 nmSoutheast SE
GitaramaThu 12:30 PM864 km537 miles467 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaThu 1:30 PM867 km539 miles468 nmEast-southeast ESE
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