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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 1:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 18' North, Longitude: 21° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 463.55 meters/second, 1668.8 kilometres/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1036.94 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.93 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 Latitude: 13° 03' South, Longitude: 76° 26' West

The ground speed is currently 435.12 meters/second, 1566.4 kilometres/hour, 973.3 miles/hour or 845.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"973.17 miWest0° 08' 44.4"10.02 miNorth973.51 mi
24 hours13° 16' 20.6"894.43 miEast3° 50' 59.5"264.61 miNorth938.75 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownWed 1:30 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 1:30 PM1140 km708 miles615 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 1:30 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 1:30 PM1224 km760 miles661 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 1:30 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaWed 12:30 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorth N
DakarWed 1:30 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 1:30 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottWed 1:30 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoWed 1:30 PM1840 km1144 miles994 nmNortheast NE

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