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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' North, Longitude: 8° 48' West

The ground speed is currently 463.08 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"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.88 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miNorth1035.87 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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' South, Longitude: 25° 21' West

The ground speed is currently 447.54 meters/second, 1611.2 kilometres/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 870.0 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 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.9"1001.04 miWest0° 11' 44.2"13.44 miNorth1001.14 mi
24 hours12° 36' 20.4"871.94 miEast4° 37' 42.9"318.03 miNorth927.40 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
HarperSat 12:40 PM157 km97 miles85 nmNortheast NE
San PédroSat 12:40 PM279 km173 miles150 nmEast-northeast ENE
KakataSat 12:40 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM385 km240 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
GbarngaSat 12:40 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNorth N
ManSat 12:40 PM458 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DaloaSat 12:40 PM458 km285 miles248 nmNortheast NE
DivoSat 12:40 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNortheast NE
NzérékoréSat 12:40 PM474 km294 miles256 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE

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