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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 = Sunday, September 22, 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 Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' North, Longitude: 27° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.6"6.08 miWest0° 23' 20.8"26.74 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 14' North, Longitude: 171° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.84 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.21 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.7"972.52 miWest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 miNorth972.29 mi
24 hours11° 53' 59.9"797.95 miEast2° 37' 35.9"180.60 miNorth813.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaSun 11:44 AM673 km418 miles363 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 10:44 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 10:44 AM1262 km784 miles681 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaSun 12:44 PM1705 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorSun 10:44 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownSun 1:44 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 1:44 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 1:44 PM1879 km1167 miles1015 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSun 1:44 PM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmNortheast NE
DakarSun 1:44 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE

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