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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 = Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 12:30:00 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 Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 51' North, Longitude: 6° 23' West

The ground speed is currently 462.89 meters/second, 1666.4 kilometres/hour, 1035.4 miles/hour or 899.8 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"1035.43 miWest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 miNorth1035.42 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.0"5.14 miWest0° 23' 15.7"26.64 miNorth27.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 19' North, Longitude: 10° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 446.43 meters/second, 1607.2 kilometres/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 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' 28.6"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 28' 37.0"998.55 miWest0° 11' 16.3"12.91 miNorth998.50 mi
24 hours12° 31' 30.9"863.93 miEast4° 18' 41.8"296.28 miNorth910.24 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
San PédroSun 12:30 PM103 km64 miles56 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarperSun 12:30 PM160 km99 miles86 nmWest-northwest WNW
DivoSun 12:30 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 12:30 PM308 km191 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
DaloaSun 12:30 PM334 km208 miles181 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSun 12:30 PM350 km217 miles189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManSun 12:30 PM414 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BouakéSun 12:30 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaSun 12:30 PM488 km303 miles263 nmNorthwest NW
NzérékoréSun 12:30 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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