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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 Monday, August 13, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' North, Longitude: 30° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.36 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.8"1005.08 miwest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 misouth1005.11 mi
24 hours0° 02' 49.6"3.16 miwest0° 18' 33.9"21.27 misouth21.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 13, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 80° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.26 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.63 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.1"937.60 miwest0° 03' 00.2"3.45 misouth937.76 mi
24 hours12° 03' 20.0"779.74 mieast1° 40' 41.9"115.46 misouth792.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 1:04 PM611 km379 miles330 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaMon 1:04 PM709 km441 miles383 nmEast E
DakarMon 2:04 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmEast E
BanjulMon 2:04 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 2:04 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 2:04 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmEast E
ConakryMon 2:04 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 2:04 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaMon 11:04 AM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnMon 2:04 PM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNortheast NE
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