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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
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
NzérékoréThu 12:40 PM560 km348 miles303 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 12:40 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:40 PM619 km384 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
KenemaThu 12:40 PM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BoThu 12:40 PM660 km410 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoiduThu 12:40 PM696 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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