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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 12:40:00 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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 8° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.26 meters/second, 1667.7 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"1036.28 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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 57' South, Longitude: 38° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 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' 50.5"996.77 miWest0° 11' 27.6"13.12 miNorth997.00 mi
24 hours12° 45' 44.0"879.50 miEast4° 39' 45.1"320.36 miNorth938.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarperFri 12:40 PM182 km113 miles98 nmNortheast NE
San PédroFri 12:40 PM296 km184 miles160 nmNortheast NE
KakataFri 12:40 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GbarngaFri 12:40 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth N
DivoFri 12:40 PM482 km300 miles260 nmNortheast NE
DaloaFri 12:40 PM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManFri 12:40 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NzérékoréFri 12:40 PM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM564 km350 miles304 nmNortheast NE

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