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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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' North, Longitude: 4° 05' 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"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.96 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.12 minorth1035.95 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° 48' 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"1001.10 miwest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 minorth1001.20 mi
24 hours12° 36' 26.0"872.10 mieast4° 37' 51.4"318.21 minorth927.65 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 PM206 km128 miles111 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 12:20 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarperSat 12:20 PM416 km259 miles225 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumasiSat 12:20 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
BouakéSat 12:20 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraSat 12:20 PM488 km303 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSat 12:20 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
NzérékoréSat 12:20 PM707 km440 miles382 nmNorthwest NW
GbarngaSat 12:20 PM714 km443 miles385 nmWest-northwest WNW
AtakpaméSat 12:20 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNortheast NE
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