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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 18° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.42 meters/second, 1668.3 km/hour, 1036.6 miles/hour or 900.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.70 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.7"5.20 miwest0° 23' 27.3"26.86 minorth27.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 13' South, Longitude: 61° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.22 meters/second, 1588.4 km/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.8"986.92 miwest0° 10' 27.6"11.98 minorth987.23 mi
24 hours12° 59' 22.8"886.99 mieast4° 24' 14.9"302.67 minorth941.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownThu 1:20 PM899 km559 miles486 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:20 PM949 km590 miles513 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 1:20 PM987 km613 miles533 nmEast-northeast ENE
BoThu 1:20 PM988 km614 miles533 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:20 PM1079 km670 miles582 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 1:20 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarThu 1:20 PM1335 km829 miles721 nmNorth N
PraiaThu 12:20 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroThu 1:20 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoThu 1:20 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNortheast NE
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