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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 14:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 03' North, Longitude: 28° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.1"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.7"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 14:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 71° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.48 meters/second, 1528.1 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.7"949.26 miwest0° 03' 45.8"4.32 misouth949.45 mi
24 hours11° 28' 19.2"750.08 mieast1° 54' 27.1"131.19 misouth765.56 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 NoronhaWed 12:02 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 11:02 AM1136 km706 miles614 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 11:02 AM1182 km735 miles638 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaWed 1:02 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorWed 11:02 AM1803 km1120 miles974 nmSouthwest SW
BissauWed 2:02 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 2:02 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 2:02 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 2:02 PM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
DakarWed 2:02 PM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNortheast NE
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