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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 areas 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 1:30:00 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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 21° 14' West

The ground speed is currently 463.26 meters/second, 1667.7 kilometres/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 47' South, Longitude: 50° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 445.75 meters/second, 1604.7 kilometres/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.8"997.03 miWest0° 11' 28.9"13.15 miNorth997.25 mi
24 hours12° 45' 19.5"879.23 miEast4° 39' 59.1"320.63 miNorth937.77 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 1:30 PM1068 km663 miles577 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:30 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 1:30 PM1153 km716 miles622 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 1:30 PM1210 km752 miles654 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 1:30 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:30 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmNorth N
DakarFri 1:30 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottFri 1:30 PM1755 km1090 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoFri 1:30 PM1800 km1119 miles972 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 1:30 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast-northeast ENE

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