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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' North, Longitude: 11° 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 minorth1036.70 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 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 18' South, Longitude: 53° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.10 meters/second, 1588.0 km/hour, 986.7 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"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.8"986.66 miwest0° 10' 25.9"11.95 minorth986.97 mi
24 hours12° 59' 42.9"887.15 mieast4° 23' 43.5"302.07 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
MonroviaThu 12:50 PM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth N
KakataThu 12:50 PM442 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarperThu 12:50 PM453 km281 miles245 nmEast-northeast ENE
GbarngaThu 12:50 PM524 km325 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaThu 12:50 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth N
BoThu 12:50 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth N
NzérékoréThu 12:50 PM630 km392 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduThu 12:50 PM660 km410 miles357 nmNorth N
FreetownThu 12:50 PM671 km417 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakeniThu 12:50 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth N
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