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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 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 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"1028.22 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 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"997.59 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 1:14 PM1312 km815 miles708 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeTue 11:14 AM1766 km1098 miles954 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 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 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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