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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 = Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 1:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 39' 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"1036.63 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.62 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: 60° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.21 meters/second, 1588.4 km/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.6 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"986.84 miWest0° 10' 27.5"11.98 miNorth987.16 mi
24 hours12° 59' 23.5"886.94 miEast4° 24' 13.6"302.62 miNorth941.53 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 PM878 km545 miles474 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:20 PM931 km578 miles503 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 1:20 PM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE
BoThu 1:20 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNortheast NE
MakeniThu 1:20 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmNortheast NE
KenemaThu 1:20 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmNortheast NE
KakataThu 1:20 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 1:20 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 1:20 PM1211 km753 miles654 nmNorth N
DakarThu 1:20 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth N

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