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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 04' North
Longitude: 6° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.26 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' 23.9"26.80 minorth27.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 58' South
Longitude: 35° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.62 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 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' 50.3"996.79 miwest0° 11' 27.3"13.12 minorth997.02 mi
24 hours12° 45' 48.5"879.60 mieast4° 39' 42.5"320.33 minorth938.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarperFri 12:30 PM197 km122 miles106 nmNorthwest NW
AbidjanFri 12:30 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:30 PM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BouakéFri 12:30 PM536 km333 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaFri 12:30 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
KakataFri 12:30 PM572 km356 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
NzérékoréFri 12:30 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonroviaFri 12:30 PM596 km371 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
KumasiFri 12:30 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNortheast NE
KenemaFri 12:30 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNorthwest NW
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