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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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 21° 26' 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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 11' South, Longitude: 63° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.26 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.1 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' 12.0"987.01 miwest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 minorth987.32 mi
24 hours12° 59' 16.1"886.94 mieast4° 24' 25.2"302.86 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 1:30 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:30 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:30 PM1201 km746 miles649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 1:30 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 1:30 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaThu 12:30 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth N
DakarThu 1:30 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottThu 1:30 PM1803 km1120 miles974 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoThu 1:30 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 1:30 PM1849 km1149 miles999 nmEast-northeast ENE
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