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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 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' North, Longitude: 3° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.42 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"1036.64 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.64 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.7"5.20 miwest0° 23' 27.5"26.86 minorth27.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 24' South, Longitude: 46° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.98 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 27' 09.9"986.32 miwest0° 10' 24.0"11.91 minorth986.63 mi
24 hours13° 00' 03.6"887.26 mieast4° 23' 10.6"301.42 minorth941.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanThu 12:20 PM295 km183 miles159 nmNorth N
DivoThu 12:20 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San PédroThu 12:20 PM403 km250 miles218 nmNorthwest NW
HarperThu 12:20 PM489 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroThu 12:20 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraThu 12:20 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNortheast NE
KumasiThu 12:20 PM498 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DaloaThu 12:20 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BouakéThu 12:20 PM575 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DabakalaThu 12:20 PM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
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