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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 11° 31' 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 minorth1036.34 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 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' South, Longitude: 40° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.66 meters/second, 1604.4 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"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.7"996.90 miwest0° 11' 27.9"13.13 minorth997.12 mi
24 hours12° 45' 38.6"879.50 mieast4° 39' 48.5"320.45 minorth938.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 12:50 PM366 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataFri 12:50 PM403 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarperFri 12:50 PM445 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
GbarngaFri 12:50 PM488 km303 miles264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaFri 12:50 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth N
BoFri 12:50 PM540 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
NzérékoréFri 12:50 PM596 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduFri 12:50 PM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth N
FreetownFri 12:50 PM628 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakeniFri 12:50 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth N
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