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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 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 23° 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 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' South, Longitude: 65° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.29 meters/second, 1588.7 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' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 27' 12.4"987.09 miwest0° 10' 28.7"12.00 minorth987.41 mi
24 hours12° 59' 09.6"886.89 mieast4° 24' 35.3"303.06 minorth941.59 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 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaThu 12:40 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth N
ConakryThu 1:40 PM1359 km844 miles734 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:40 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 1:40 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarThu 1:40 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 1:40 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 10:40 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaThu 10:40 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottThu 1:40 PM1910 km1187 miles1032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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