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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° 09' 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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' South, Longitude: 63° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.25 meters/second, 1588.5 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' 12.0"986.93 miwest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 minorth987.24 mi
24 hours12° 59' 17.0"886.88 mieast4° 24' 23.9"302.82 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 1:30 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:30 PM1116 km693 miles603 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:30 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 1:30 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 1:30 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaThu 12:30 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth N
DakarThu 1:30 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottThu 1:30 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 1:30 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoThu 1:30 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNortheast NE
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