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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° 56' 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"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 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: 70° 57' 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"949.33 miwest0° 03' 46.0"4.32 misouth949.52 mi
24 hours11° 28' 19.0"750.13 mieast1° 54' 29.5"131.24 misouth765.62 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 PM584 km363 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 11:02 AM1118 km694 miles603 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 11:02 AM1153 km717 miles623 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaWed 1:02 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorWed 11:02 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmSouthwest SW
BissauWed 2:02 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 2:02 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 2:02 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 2:02 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNortheast NE
DakarWed 2:02 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNortheast NE
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