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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 04' North
Longitude: 8° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.27 meters/second, 1667.8 km/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.37 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.37 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.2"5.18 miwest0° 23' 24.1"26.80 minorth27.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 10' South
Longitude: 21° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.47 meters/second, 1603.7 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.7"996.47 miwest0° 11' 25.6"13.09 minorth996.70 mi
24 hours12° 46' 18.5"879.92 mieast4° 39' 23.8"319.98 minorth938.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalaboFri 12:30 PM84 km52 miles45 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaFri 12:30 PM173 km107 miles93 nmNortheast NE
BataFri 12:30 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSoutheast SE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 11:30 AM197 km122 miles106 nmSouthwest SW
UyoFri 12:30 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port HarcourtFri 12:30 PM255 km158 miles137 nmNorthwest NW
OwerriFri 12:30 PM313 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleFri 12:30 PM314 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EbebiyínFri 12:30 PM331 km206 miles179 nmEast-southeast ESE
YaoundéFri 12:30 PM347 km216 miles187 nmEast-northeast ENE
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