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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° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.54 meters/second, 1668.7 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.1 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"1036.98 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.1"4.82 miwest0° 23' 41.9"27.14 minorth27.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' North, Longitude: 8° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.18 meters/second, 1581.0 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"982.31 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 minorth982.09 mi
24 hours11° 25' 54.6"773.16 mieast3° 14' 16.9"222.62 minorth799.66 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 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 1:34 PM1525 km947 miles823 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:34 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeThu 10:34 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauThu 1:34 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 1:34 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 10:34 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmWest W
PraiaThu 12:34 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth N
DakarThu 1:34 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 1:34 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmEast-northeast ENE
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