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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 27' North
Longitude: 8° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.09 meters/second, 1667.1 km/hour, 1035.9 miles/hour or 900.2 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' 11.2"1035.97 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.12 minorth1035.96 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.3"5.16 miwest0° 23' 20.2"26.73 minorth27.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 30' South
Longitude: 8° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.52 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.8"1001.06 miwest0° 11' 44.5"13.45 minorth1001.17 mi
24 hours12° 36' 40.7"872.36 mieast4° 38' 13.1"318.62 minorth928.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalaboSat 12:30 PM54 km33 miles29 nmNortheast NE
DoualaSat 12:30 PM157 km98 miles85 nmEast-northeast ENE
UyoSat 12:30 PM184 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port HarcourtSat 12:30 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 11:30 AM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BataSat 12:30 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSoutheast SE
OwerriSat 12:30 PM273 km169 miles147 nmNorthwest NW
BamendaSat 12:30 PM337 km210 miles182 nmNortheast NE
YaoundéSat 12:30 PM347 km216 miles187 nmEast E
EnuguSat 12:30 PM347 km216 miles187 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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