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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 41' North
Longitude: 6° 26' 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' 27.4"26.87 minorth27.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 22' South
Longitude: 48° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.02 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.3 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' 10.3"986.48 miwest0° 10' 24.7"11.93 minorth986.80 mi
24 hours12° 59' 56.3"887.26 mieast4° 23' 22.5"301.67 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
HarperThu 12:30 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
AbidjanThu 12:30 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 12:30 PM475 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BouakéThu 12:30 PM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaThu 12:30 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
KakataThu 12:30 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorthwest NW
NzérékoréThu 12:30 PM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonroviaThu 12:30 PM630 km391 miles340 nmNorthwest NW
KumasiThu 12:30 PM694 km432 miles375 nmNortheast NE
AccraThu 12:30 PM761 km473 miles411 nmEast-northeast ENE
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