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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 = Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' North, Longitude: 3° 48' West

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"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.88 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.12 miNorth1035.88 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.1"5.16 miWest0° 23' 20.0"26.72 miNorth27.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 21' South, Longitude: 20° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.54 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' 19.6"1001.03 miWest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 miNorth1001.13 mi
24 hours12° 36' 26.3"872.04 miEast4° 37' 52.0"318.20 miNorth927.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanSat 12:20 PM207 km129 miles112 nmNorth N
DivoSat 12:20 PM314 km195 miles170 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San PédroSat 12:20 PM346 km215 miles187 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroSat 12:20 PM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumasiSat 12:20 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNortheast NE
HarperSat 12:20 PM446 km277 miles241 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraSat 12:20 PM461 km286 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
DaloaSat 12:20 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNorthwest NW
BouakéSat 12:20 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DabakalaSat 12:20 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth N

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