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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 12:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 14' 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"1036.29 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.28 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.18 miWest0° 23' 23.9"26.80 miNorth27.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 35° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.61 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"996.72 miWest0° 11' 27.3"13.12 miNorth996.95 mi
24 hours12° 45' 48.9"879.55 miEast4° 39' 42.2"320.31 miNorth938.07 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 PM191 km118 miles103 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarperFri 12:30 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorthwest NW
DivoFri 12:30 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 12:30 PM349 km217 miles188 nmNortheast NE
DaloaFri 12:30 PM421 km262 miles227 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 12:30 PM427 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManFri 12:30 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BouakéFri 12:30 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaFri 12:30 PM563 km350 miles304 nmNorthwest NW
NzérékoréFri 12:30 PM592 km368 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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