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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 = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:40:00 AM.

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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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 04' North, Longitude: 6° 16' 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"1036.30 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.29 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.2"5.18 miWest0° 23' 24.0"26.80 miNorth27.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 08' South, Longitude: 23° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.49 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 866.0 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' 49.1"996.45 miWest0° 11' 25.9"13.09 miNorth996.68 mi
24 hours12° 46' 13.9"879.81 miEast4° 39' 26.6"320.01 miNorth938.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 11:40 AM202 km126 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
Port HarcourtFri 12:40 PM210 km131 miles113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OwerriFri 12:40 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UyoFri 12:40 PM285 km177 miles154 nmNortheast NE
MalaboFri 12:40 PM289 km179 miles156 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 11:40 AM305 km190 miles165 nmSouth S
Benin CityFri 12:40 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth N
DoualaFri 12:40 PM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
EnuguFri 12:40 PM399 km248 miles216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BataFri 12:40 PM410 km255 miles221 nmEast-southeast ESE

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