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Day and Night World Map

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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 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 06' North
Longitude: 24° 01' 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' 23.7"26.80 minorth27.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 45' South
Longitude: 52° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.78 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 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' 51.9"997.15 miwest0° 11' 29.2"13.16 minorth997.38 mi
24 hours12° 45' 14.1"879.24 mieast4° 40' 02.1"320.71 minorth937.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 12:40 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmNorth N
FreetownFri 1:40 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 1:40 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 1:40 PM1343 km835 miles725 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 1:40 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmNortheast NE
DakarFri 1:40 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 1:40 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 10:40 AM1729 km1074 miles934 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 10:40 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottFri 1:40 PM1876 km1165 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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