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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 1:40:00 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 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 23° 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"1036.62 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 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' South, Longitude: 65° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.29 meters/second, 1588.6 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.8 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' 12.4"987.01 miWest0° 10' 28.7"12.00 miNorth987.33 mi
24 hours12° 59' 10.4"886.83 miEast4° 24' 34.3"303.01 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 1:40 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryThu 1:40 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:40 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmNortheast NE
PraiaThu 12:40 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
BanjulThu 1:40 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 1:40 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarThu 1:40 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeThu 10:40 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaThu 10:40 AM1800 km1119 miles972 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottThu 1:40 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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