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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 12:10:00 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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 04' North, Longitude: 1° 14' West

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"1036.29 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.28 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.18 miWest0° 23' 24.0"26.80 miNorth27.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 02' South, Longitude: 30° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.57 meters/second, 1604.0 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 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' 49.8"996.61 miWest0° 11' 26.7"13.11 miNorth996.84 mi
24 hours12° 45' 58.9"879.65 miEast4° 39' 36.1"320.19 miNorth938.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraFri 12:10 PM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 12:10 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNorthwest NW
KumasiFri 12:10 PM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:10 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNortheast NE
CotonouFri 1:10 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNortheast NE
DivoFri 12:10 PM551 km342 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
AtakpaméFri 12:10 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 1:10 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
BohiconFri 1:10 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:10 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW

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