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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 39' North
Longitude: 15° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.97 meters/second, 1641.5 km/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1019.94 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1019.92 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.4"3.81 miwest0° 20' 56.1"23.98 minorth24.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 50' North
Longitude: 66° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.77 meters/second, 1540.0 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.95 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.4"956.72 miwest0° 05' 00.5"5.74 misouth956.96 mi
24 hours11° 15' 19.6"741.29 mieast2° 22' 08.3"162.91 misouth763.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BissauWed 1:02 PM138 km86 miles75 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BokéWed 1:02 PM179 km111 miles96 nmEast E
BafatáWed 1:02 PM216 km134 miles117 nmNortheast NE
GabúWed 1:02 PM257 km160 miles139 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 1:02 PM271 km168 miles146 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulWed 1:02 PM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SerekundaWed 1:02 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FarafenniWed 1:02 PM325 km202 miles176 nmNorth N
KindiaWed 1:02 PM339 km211 miles183 nmEast E
FreetownWed 1:02 PM377 km235 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
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