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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 = Friday, March 28, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 18° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.26 meters/second, 1667.7 km/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.27 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.26 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.18 miWest0° 23' 23.8"26.79 miNorth27.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 47° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.73 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.4"996.98 miWest0° 11' 28.7"13.14 miNorth997.20 mi
24 hours12° 45' 24.3"879.29 miEast4° 39' 56.4"320.58 miNorth937.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 1:20 PM853 km530 miles460 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:20 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNortheast NE
BoFri 1:20 PM944 km587 miles510 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 1:20 PM949 km590 miles512 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniFri 1:20 PM979 km608 miles529 nmNortheast NE
KenemaFri 1:20 PM989 km615 miles534 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéFri 1:20 PM997 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataFri 1:20 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 1:20 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 1:20 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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