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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 37' South
Longitude: 26° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.83 meters/second, 1659.0 km/hour, 1030.8 miles/hour or 895.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1030.88 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 minorth1030.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.7"3.74 miwest0° 23' 05.6"26.45 minorth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 37' South
Longitude: 137° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.99 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.0"945.96 miwest0° 05' 12.3"5.97 misouth945.73 mi
24 hours13° 52' 40.4"909.84 mieast1° 30' 53.3"104.20 misouth911.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaSun 11:56 AM741 km460 miles400 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 10:56 AM960 km597 miles519 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 10:56 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 10:56 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownSun 1:56 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSun 1:56 PM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 1:56 PM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 1:56 PM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaSun 12:56 PM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmNorth N
BanjulSun 1:56 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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