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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 = Friday, March 15, 2013 at 1:34:00 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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' South, Longitude: 21° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.66 meters/second, 1669.2 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.17 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.18 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.7"4.89 miWest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 miNorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' North, Longitude: 20° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.09 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.15 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.4"968.57 miWest0° 07' 09.4"8.20 miNorth968.33 mi
24 hours11° 30' 41.9"767.84 miEast2° 29' 10.0"170.96 miNorth781.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 1:34 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 1:34 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:34 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:34 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeFri 10:34 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulFri 1:34 PM1779 km1105 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:34 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth N
DakarFri 1:34 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 10:34 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmWest W
YamoussoukroFri 1:34 PM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmEast-northeast ENE

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