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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
San PédroFri 12:30 PM185 km115 miles100 nmNorth N
HarperFri 12:30 PM197 km122 miles106 nmNorthwest NW
DivoFri 12:30 PM331 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 12:30 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNortheast NE
DaloaFri 12:30 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 12:30 PM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManFri 12:30 PM493 km307 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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
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