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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, October 2, 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, October 2, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 47' South, Longitude: 28° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.93 meters/second, 1666.6 km/hour, 1035.5 miles/hour or 899.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.7"1035.54 miWest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 miSouth1035.53 mi
24 hours0° 04' 40.3"5.38 miWest0° 23' 11.5"26.56 miSouth27.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' North, Longitude: 57° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.73 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.4"1003.62 miWest0° 10' 27.9"11.98 miSouth1003.79 mi
24 hours11° 08' 04.8"768.55 miEast4° 16' 55.2"294.21 miSouth824.02 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 NoronhaWed 11:44 AM416 km259 miles225 nmWest W
RecifeWed 10:44 AM835 km519 miles451 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 10:44 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 10:44 AM1483 km921 miles801 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaWed 12:44 PM2144 km1333 miles1158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:44 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNortheast NE
BelémWed 10:44 AM2215 km1377 miles1196 nmWest W
ConakryWed 1:44 PM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 1:44 PM2257 km1402 miles1218 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 1:44 PM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmEast-northeast ENE

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