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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 24' North
Longitude: 33° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.08 meters/second, 1656.3 km/hour, 1029.2 miles/hour or 894.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1029.18 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1029.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.3"4.66 miwest0° 22' 19.0"25.56 minorth25.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 37' North
Longitude: 54° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.79 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.4"1003.91 miwest0° 11' 13.9"12.86 minorth1003.92 mi
24 hours11° 18' 19.9"781.26 mieast4° 21' 55.3"299.98 minorth834.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 1:14 PM1356 km842 miles732 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 11:14 AM1364 km848 miles737 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 11:14 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouth S
DakarMon 2:14 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémMon 11:14 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulMon 2:14 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 2:14 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneMon 11:14 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmWest W
ConakryMon 2:14 PM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmEast E
FreetownMon 2:14 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmEast E
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