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Day and Night World Map

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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 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 40' North
Longitude: 6° 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"1036.72 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 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 30' South
Longitude: 36° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.83 meters/second, 1587.0 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 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 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.7"986.04 miwest0° 10' 21.7"11.87 minorth986.36 mi
24 hours13° 00' 29.8"887.53 mieast4° 22' 28.9"300.65 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
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:40 AM189 km117 miles102 nmSoutheast SE
Port HarcourtThu 12:40 PM259 km161 miles140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 11:40 AM268 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalaboThu 12:40 PM326 km203 miles176 nmEast-northeast ENE
OwerriThu 12:40 PM329 km204 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UyoThu 12:40 PM333 km207 miles180 nmNortheast NE
Benin CityThu 12:40 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth N
BataThu 12:40 PM421 km261 miles227 nmEast-southeast ESE
DoualaThu 12:40 PM432 km268 miles233 nmEast-northeast ENE
EnuguThu 12:40 PM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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