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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

UTC time = Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 12:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 09' 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"1036.64 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.63 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.7"5.20 miWest0° 23' 27.4"26.86 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° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.10 meters/second, 1587.9 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"16.44 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.8"986.58 miWest0° 10' 25.8"11.95 miNorth986.90 mi
24 hours12° 59' 43.6"887.10 miEast4° 23' 42.4"302.03 miNorth941.54 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 PM403 km250 miles218 nmNorth N
HarperThu 12:50 PM425 km264 miles229 nmEast-northeast ENE
KakataThu 12:50 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaThu 12:50 PM512 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San PédroThu 12:50 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE
KenemaThu 12:50 PM573 km356 miles310 nmNorth N
BoThu 12:50 PM586 km364 miles317 nmNorth N
NzérékoréThu 12:50 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManThu 12:50 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNortheast NE
KoiduThu 12:50 PM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth N

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