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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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 29' North, Longitude: 21° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.08 meters/second, 1667.1 km/hour, 1035.9 miles/hour or 900.2 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' 11.2"1035.94 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 minorth1035.93 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.1"5.16 miwest0° 23' 19.8"26.72 minorth27.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' South, Longitude: 37° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.55 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.8"1001.14 miwest0° 11' 44.0"13.44 minorth1001.23 mi
24 hours12° 36' 05.9"871.72 mieast4° 37' 19.1"317.59 minorth926.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownSat 1:30 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySat 1:30 PM1097 km681 miles592 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 1:30 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSat 1:30 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 1:30 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaSat 12:30 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmNorth N
DakarSat 1:30 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottSat 1:30 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoSat 1:30 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 1:30 PM1845 km1147 miles996 nmEast-northeast ENE
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