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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

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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° 31' 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"1036.36 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.35 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.18 miwest0° 23' 24.0"26.80 minorth27.30 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: 31° 09' 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"996.69 miwest0° 11' 26.8"13.11 minorth996.92 mi
24 hours12° 45' 58.3"879.71 mieast4° 39' 36.4"320.22 minorth938.22 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 PM310 km192 miles167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 12:10 PM374 km232 miles202 nmNorthwest NW
KumasiFri 12:10 PM401 km249 miles217 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:10 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
CotonouFri 1:10 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
AtakpaméFri 12:10 PM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:10 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorthwest NW
Porto NovoFri 1:10 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
BohiconFri 1:10 PM603 km375 miles325 nmNortheast NE
BouakéFri 12:10 PM643 km400 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
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