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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' South, Longitude: 21° 34' 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"1037.25 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.25 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.7"4.89 miwest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 minorth27.60 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: 19° 47' 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' 19.3"968.63 miwest0° 07' 09.3"8.20 minorth968.39 mi
24 hours11° 30' 42.1"767.89 mieast2° 29' 07.8"170.92 minorth781.98 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 PM1477 km918 miles798 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 1:34 PM1504 km934 miles812 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:34 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmNortheast NE
RecifeFri 10:34 AM1626 km1011 miles878 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauFri 1:34 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 1:34 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:34 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth N
DakarFri 1:34 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 10:34 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmWest W
YamoussoukroFri 1:34 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmEast-northeast ENE
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