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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 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' North, Longitude: 11° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.43 meters/second, 1668.3 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"1036.73 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.7"5.20 miwest0° 23' 27.6"26.87 minorth27.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 34' South, Longitude: 32° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.75 meters/second, 1586.7 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.1"985.87 miwest0° 10' 20.5"11.85 minorth986.19 mi
24 hours13° 00' 43.3"887.63 mieast4° 22' 07.0"300.23 minorth941.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EbebiyínThu 12:20 PM64 km40 miles34 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongomoThu 12:20 PM118 km73 miles64 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YaoundéThu 12:20 PM140 km87 miles76 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BataThu 12:20 PM170 km106 miles92 nmWest-southwest WSW
DoualaThu 12:20 PM215 km133 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
MalaboThu 12:20 PM279 km174 miles151 nmWest-northwest WNW
LibrevilleThu 12:20 PM309 km192 miles167 nmSouthwest SW
BamendaThu 12:20 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:20 AM421 km262 miles228 nmWest-southwest WSW
UyoThu 12:20 PM436 km271 miles236 nmNorthwest NW
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