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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' North, Longitude: 8° 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 minorth1036.70 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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 20' South, Longitude: 51° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.4 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' 10.5"986.57 miwest0° 10' 25.3"11.94 minorth986.89 mi
24 hours12° 59' 49.6"887.21 mieast4° 23' 33.0"301.87 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 12:40 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
San PédroThu 12:40 PM342 km212 miles184 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 12:40 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakataThu 12:40 PM453 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GbarngaThu 12:40 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
DivoThu 12:40 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
DaloaThu 12:40 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManThu 12:40 PM545 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NzérékoréThu 12:40 PM560 km348 miles303 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 12:40 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNortheast NE
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