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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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 19' North
Longitude: 21° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.55 meters/second, 1668.8 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.01 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1037.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.2"5.21 miwest0° 23' 30.5"26.92 minorth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 02' South
Longitude: 76° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.13 meters/second, 1566.5 km/hour, 973.3 miles/hour or 845.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.22 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.0"973.25 miwest0° 08' 44.6"10.02 minorth973.59 mi
24 hours13° 16' 19.8"894.49 mieast3° 51' 01.3"264.67 minorth938.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownWed 1:30 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 1:30 PM1162 km722 miles628 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 1:30 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 1:30 PM1253 km778 miles676 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 1:30 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaWed 12:30 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmNorth N
DakarWed 1:30 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottWed 1:30 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 1:30 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoWed 1:30 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNortheast NE
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