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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 20' South, Longitude: 21° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.54 meters/second, 1668.7 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1036.90 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.91 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.1"4.82 miwest0° 23' 41.9"27.14 minorth27.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 08' North, Longitude: 8° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.18 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.5"982.25 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 minorth982.03 mi
24 hours11° 25' 54.5"773.12 mieast3° 14' 18.8"222.64 minorth799.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownThu 1:34 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 1:34 PM1501 km933 miles810 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:34 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeThu 10:34 AM1644 km1021 miles887 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauThu 1:34 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 1:34 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaThu 12:34 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth N
DakarThu 1:34 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 10:34 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest W
YamoussoukroThu 1:34 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmEast-northeast ENE
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