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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 = Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 1:44:00 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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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° 10' 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"1014.06 miWest0° 00' 49.7"0.95 miSouth1014.09 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° 52' South, Longitude: 146° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.21 meters/second, 1584.7 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"984.59 miWest0° 10' 59.9"12.60 miNorth984.94 mi
24 hours13° 00' 21.5"886.37 miEast4° 36' 04.8"316.20 miNorth945.99 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 PM343 km213 miles185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MindeloTue 12:44 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth N
Santa MariaTue 12:44 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarTue 1:44 PM878 km546 miles474 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaTue 1:44 PM930 km578 miles502 nmEast E
ThièsTue 1:44 PM934 km581 miles505 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 1:44 PM941 km585 miles508 nmEast E
ZiguinchorTue 1:44 PM967 km601 miles522 nmEast E
BissauTue 1:44 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 1:44 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmNortheast NE

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