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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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 14:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' North, Longitude: 31° 53' 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"1012.87 miwest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 misouth1012.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.6"4.05 miwest0° 19' 46.4"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° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 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"968.88 miwest0° 09' 16.6"10.63 minorth969.26 mi
24 hours13° 32' 24.3"909.46 mieast4° 04' 25.3"280.03 minorth958.44 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 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaMon 1:10 PM941 km585 miles508 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarMon 2:10 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast E
BanjulMon 2:10 PM1663 km1034 miles898 nmEast E
BissauMon 2:10 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 2:10 PM1812 km1126 miles978 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaMon 11:10 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakryMon 2:10 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmEast E
FreetownMon 2:10 PM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmEast E
RecifeMon 11:10 AM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmSouth S
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