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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

UTC time = Monday, August 19, 2013 at 2:10:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 14:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 36' North, Longitude: 31° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.82 meters/second, 1630.2 km/hour, 1012.9 miles/hour or 880.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.88 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1012.79 miWest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 miSouth1012.82 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.6"4.05 miWest0° 19' 46.2"22.65 miSouth23.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' South, Longitude: 126° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.17 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.15 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.1"968.80 miWest0° 09' 16.4"10.63 miNorth969.18 mi
24 hours13° 32' 25.7"909.41 miEast4° 04' 23.3"279.98 miNorth958.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 1:10 PM856 km532 miles462 nmNortheast NE
PraiaMon 1:10 PM912 km567 miles492 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarMon 2:10 PM1551 km963 miles837 nmEast E
BanjulMon 2:10 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmEast E
BissauMon 2:10 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 2:10 PM1784 km1108 miles963 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaMon 11:10 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakryMon 2:10 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmEast E
FreetownMon 2:10 PM2061 km1280 miles1113 nmEast E
RecifeMon 11:10 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSouth S

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