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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 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' North, Longitude: 8° 51' 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"1036.65 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 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 32' South, Longitude: 34° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.78 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 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' 08.4"985.88 miwest0° 10' 20.9"11.86 minorth986.20 mi
24 hours13° 00' 37.3"887.53 mieast4° 22' 16.7"300.39 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
LubaThu 12:30 PM93 km58 miles50 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboThu 12:30 PM120 km74 miles65 nmNorth N
BataThu 12:30 PM135 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
DoualaThu 12:30 PM179 km111 miles97 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:30 AM195 km121 miles105 nmSouthwest SW
EvinayongThu 12:30 PM233 km145 miles126 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleThu 12:30 PM260 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AconibeThu 12:30 PM278 km173 miles150 nmEast-southeast ESE
UyoThu 12:30 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EbebiyínThu 12:30 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast-southeast ESE
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