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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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 56' North, Longitude: 25° 30' 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"16.93 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.93 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1015.40 miwest0° 00' 50.2"0.96 misouth1015.43 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° 15' South, Longitude: 159° 17' 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' 09.5"996.72 miwest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 minorth996.97 mi
24 hours12° 31' 10.2"862.41 mieast4° 48' 11.3"330.05 minorth925.56 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 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MindeloWed 12:44 PM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
Santa MariaWed 12:44 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarWed 1:44 PM926 km575 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaWed 1:44 PM973 km604 miles525 nmEast E
ThièsWed 1:44 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 1:44 PM984 km612 miles532 nmEast E
ZiguinchorWed 1:44 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmEast E
BissauWed 1:44 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmEast E
NouakchottWed 1:44 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmNortheast NE
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