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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 = Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 2:00:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 14:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' North, Longitude: 29° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.57 meters/second, 1661.7 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.48 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1032.47 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.9"4.97 miWest0° 22' 48.4"26.12 miNorth26.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 14' South, Longitude: 139° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.81 meters/second, 1457.3 km/hour, 905.5 miles/hour or 786.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.09 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miNorth15.09 mi
1 hour14° 27' 49.3"905.13 miWest0° 01' 14.0"1.42 miNorth905.20 mi
24 hours12° 36' 27.8"789.07 miEast1° 04' 57.1"74.51 miNorth796.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 1:00 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 11:00 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmSouthwest SW
DakarSun 2:00 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSun 2:00 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 2:00 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSun 11:00 AM1655 km1028 miles893 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakrySun 2:00 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownSun 2:00 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 2:00 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSun 2:00 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmEast E

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