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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, August 20, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' North, Longitude: 25° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.38 meters/second, 1632.2 km/hour, 1014.2 miles/hour or 881.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.90 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.90 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1014.13 miwest0° 00' 49.7"0.95 misouth1014.16 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.6"4.18 miwest0° 19' 57.7"22.87 misouth23.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 51' South, Longitude: 146° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.21 meters/second, 1584.8 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.41 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.4"984.67 miwest0° 11' 00.0"12.60 minorth985.02 mi
24 hours13° 00' 20.0"886.42 mieast4° 36' 05.8"316.24 minorth946.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 12:44 PM360 km224 miles194 nmNortheast NE
MindeloTue 12:44 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth N
Santa MariaTue 12:44 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarTue 1:44 PM907 km564 miles490 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaTue 1:44 PM960 km596 miles518 nmEast E
ThièsTue 1:44 PM963 km599 miles520 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 1:44 PM972 km604 miles525 nmEast E
ZiguinchorTue 1:44 PM997 km620 miles539 nmEast E
BissauTue 1:44 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 1:44 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmEast-northeast ENE
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