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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 04' North
Longitude: 5° 60' 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 minorth1036.36 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 08' South
Longitude: 23° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.50 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"996.52 miwest0° 11' 25.9"13.09 minorth996.76 mi
24 hours12° 46' 13.3"879.87 mieast4° 39' 27.1"320.04 minorth938.36 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 AM223 km139 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
Port HarcourtFri 12:40 PM224 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OwerriFri 12:40 PM292 km181 miles158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UyoFri 12:40 PM306 km190 miles165 nmNortheast NE
São ToméFri 11:40 AM312 km194 miles168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalaboFri 12:40 PM321 km200 miles173 nmEast-northeast ENE
Benin CityFri 12:40 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth N
EnuguFri 12:40 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaFri 12:40 PM426 km265 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
BataFri 12:40 PM440 km273 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
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