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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 27' North, Longitude: 8° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 463.09 meters/second, 1667.1 kilometres/hour, 1035.9 miles/hour or 900.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1035.90 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.12 miNorth1035.89 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 Latitude: 0° 31' South, Longitude: 8° 28' West

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

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.8"1000.99 miWest0° 11' 44.5"13.45 miNorth1001.10 mi
24 hours12° 36' 41.1"872.31 miEast4° 38' 13.6"318.61 miNorth928.08 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubaSat 12:30 PM16 km10 miles9 nm W
MalaboSat 12:30 PM35 km22 miles19 nm NNE
DoualaSat 12:30 PM129 km80 miles70 nm ENE
UyoSat 12:30 PM195 km121 miles105 nm NNW
BataSat 12:30 PM212 km131 miles114 nm SE
Port HarcourtSat 12:30 PM241 km150 miles130 nm NW
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 11:30 AM245 km152 miles132 nm SW
OwerriSat 12:30 PM291 km181 miles157 nm NW
YaoundéSat 12:30 PM317 km197 miles171 nm E
BamendaSat 12:30 PM321 km199 miles173 nm NNE