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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, April 30, 2016 at 1:08:00 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, April 30, 2016 at 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 00' North, Longitude: 17° 42' West

The ground speed is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.4 kilometres/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 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"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.6"1002.30 miWest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 miNorth1002.27 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.4"1.98 miWest0° 18' 05.1"20.72 miNorth20.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 21' South, Longitude: 98° 46' West

The ground speed is currently 435.77 meters/second, 1568.8 kilometres/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.1 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' 28.8"16.25 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 49.9"974.62 miWest0° 07' 27.0"8.54 miNorth974.91 mi
24 hours12° 30' 21.4"841.75 miEast3° 20' 33.1"229.75 miNorth877.67 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
DakarSat 1:08 PM47 km29 miles26 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsSat 1:08 PM87 km54 miles47 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisSat 1:08 PM171 km107 miles93 nmNortheast NE
ToubaSat 1:08 PM197 km123 miles107 nmEast E
SerekundaSat 1:08 PM206 km128 miles111 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanjulSat 1:08 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSat 1:08 PM263 km164 miles142 nmNortheast NE
FarafenniSat 1:08 PM278 km172 miles150 nmSoutheast SE
ZiguinchorSat 1:08 PM311 km193 miles168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouakchottSat 1:08 PM387 km241 miles209 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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