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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 47' North
Longitude: 33° 24' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.29 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 minorth1028.27 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 59' North
Longitude: 43° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"997.65 miwest0° 10' 29.0"12.01 minorth997.54 mi
24 hours11° 18' 40.9"776.70 mieast3° 58' 31.7"273.23 minorth819.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 1:14 PM1336 km830 miles722 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeTue 11:14 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmSouth S
DakarTue 2:14 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 2:14 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémTue 11:14 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauTue 2:14 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneTue 11:14 AM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmWest W
ConakryTue 2:14 PM2175 km1352 miles1175 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 2:14 PM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmEast-northeast ENE
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