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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 Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 57' North, Longitude: 22° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.17 meters/second, 1627.8 km/hour, 1011.5 miles/hour or 878.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.86 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1011.32 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 minorth1011.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.7"2.92 miwest0° 19' 36.2"22.46 minorth22.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' South, Longitude: 80° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.20 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 28' 37.9"995.80 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 minorth996.04 mi
24 hours12° 26' 22.5"855.65 mieast4° 29' 09.8"308.24 minorth911.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 12:30 PM226 km140 miles122 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa MariaThu 12:30 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
MindeloThu 12:30 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DakarThu 1:30 PM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaThu 1:30 PM683 km424 miles369 nmEast E
ThièsThu 1:30 PM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 1:30 PM695 km432 miles375 nmEast E
ZiguinchorThu 1:30 PM728 km452 miles393 nmEast E
ToubaThu 1:30 PM795 km494 miles429 nmEast-northeast ENE
FarafenniThu 1:30 PM801 km498 miles433 nmEast E
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