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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 07' North
Longitude: 28° 07' 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"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 14' North
Longitude: 172° 04' 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"972.58 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 minorth972.35 mi
24 hours11° 53' 59.9"798.00 mieast2° 37' 33.5"180.57 minorth813.38 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 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 10:44 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 10:44 AM1240 km770 miles670 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaSun 12:44 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorSun 10:44 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownSun 1:44 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 1:44 PM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 1:44 PM1905 km1184 miles1028 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulSun 1:44 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmNortheast NE
DakarSun 1:44 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNortheast NE
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