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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:14:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 47' North, Longitude: 33° 07' West

The ground speed is currently 459.68 meters/second, 1654.8 kilometres/hour, 1028.3 miles/hour or 893.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.22 miWest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 miNorth1028.20 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.4"4.58 miWest0° 22' 11.2"25.41 miNorth25.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 58' North, Longitude: 43° 11' West

The ground speed is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 kilometres/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"997.59 miWest0° 10' 29.0"12.01 miNorth997.47 mi
24 hours11° 18' 40.9"776.65 miEast3° 58' 33.2"273.24 miNorth819.62 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 1:14 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeTue 11:14 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmSouth S
DakarTue 2:14 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 2:14 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 2:14 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémTue 11:14 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryTue 2:14 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmEast E
CayenneTue 11:14 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmWest W
NouakchottTue 2:14 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmEast-northeast ENE

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