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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° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.42 meters/second, 1668.3 km/hour, 1036.6 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"1036.71 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.71 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.7"5.20 miwest0° 23' 27.5"26.87 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° 23' South, Longitude: 46° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.98 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.5 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"986.40 miwest0° 10' 24.1"11.91 minorth986.71 mi
24 hours13° 00' 02.9"887.31 mieast4° 23' 11.9"301.47 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
AbidjanThu 12:20 PM292 km181 miles158 nmNorth N
San PédroThu 12:20 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorthwest NW
HarperThu 12:20 PM460 km286 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroThu 12:20 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumasiThu 12:20 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 12:20 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNortheast NE
DaloaThu 12:20 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BouakéThu 12:20 PM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 12:20 PM687 km427 miles371 nmNortheast NE
KorhogoThu 12:20 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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