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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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 21° 31' 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"1036.34 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.33 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.18 miwest0° 23' 23.8"26.80 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° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.75 meters/second, 1604.7 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"997.10 miwest0° 11' 29.0"13.15 minorth997.33 mi
24 hours12° 45' 18.9"879.29 mieast4° 39' 59.4"320.66 minorth937.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 1:30 PM1094 km679 miles590 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 1:30 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 1:30 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 1:30 PM1240 km771 miles670 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 1:30 PM1268 km788 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:30 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth N
DakarFri 1:30 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottFri 1:30 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoFri 1:30 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 1:30 PM1847 km1148 miles997 nmEast-northeast ENE
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