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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° 21' 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"1036.66 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.65 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: 31° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.74 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' 08.0"985.79 miwest0° 10' 20.4"11.84 minorth986.11 mi
24 hours13° 00' 44.0"887.58 mieast4° 22' 05.8"300.19 minorth941.53 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 PM57 km35 miles31 nmSouth S
MongomoThu 12:20 PM115 km71 miles62 nmSouth S
YaoundéThu 12:20 PM132 km82 miles71 nmNorth N
AconibeThu 12:20 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EvinayongThu 12:20 PM162 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BataThu 12:20 PM197 km123 miles107 nmWest-southwest WSW
DoualaThu 12:20 PM238 km148 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
MalaboThu 12:20 PM308 km191 miles166 nmWest-northwest WNW
LibrevilleThu 12:20 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
BertouaThu 12:20 PM334 km208 miles180 nmNortheast NE
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