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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 = Wednesday, August 21, 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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 56' North, Longitude: 25° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.95 meters/second, 1634.2 km/hour, 1015.5 miles/hour or 882.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.92 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.92 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1015.33 miWest0° 00' 50.2"0.96 miSouth1015.35 mi
24 hours0° 03' 49.6"4.32 miWest0° 20' 09.1"23.09 miSouth23.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' South, Longitude: 159° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.58 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.61 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.4"996.64 miWest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 miNorth996.89 mi
24 hours12° 31' 11.3"862.37 miEast4° 48' 11.1"330.02 miNorth925.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaWed 12:44 PM379 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MindeloWed 12:44 PM548 km341 miles296 nmNorth N
Santa MariaWed 12:44 PM573 km356 miles310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarWed 1:44 PM897 km557 miles484 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaWed 1:44 PM943 km586 miles509 nmEast E
ThièsWed 1:44 PM953 km592 miles515 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 1:44 PM955 km593 miles515 nmEast E
ZiguinchorWed 1:44 PM976 km607 miles527 nmEast E
BissauWed 1:44 PM1051 km653 miles567 nmEast E
NouakchottWed 1:44 PM1205 km748 miles650 nmNortheast NE

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