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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 9° 01' 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"1036.35 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.35 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° 56' South, Longitude: 38° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 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 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.5"996.85 miwest0° 11' 27.6"13.13 minorth997.07 mi
24 hours12° 45' 43.4"879.55 mieast4° 39' 45.5"320.39 minorth938.08 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 PM203 km126 miles109 nmNortheast NE
KakataFri 12:40 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GbarngaFri 12:40 PM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth N
NzérékoréFri 12:40 PM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth N
KenemaFri 12:40 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM585 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast-northeast ENE
BoFri 12:40 PM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoiduFri 12:40 PM653 km406 miles352 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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