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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 57' North
Longitude: 23° 15' 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"1011.39 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 minorth1011.36 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 04' South
Longitude: 81° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.21 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"995.87 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 minorth996.12 mi
24 hours12° 26' 21.9"855.70 mieast4° 29' 10.4"308.28 minorth912.05 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 PM220 km136 miles119 nmNorth N
Santa MariaThu 12:30 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth N
MindeloThu 12:30 PM474 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DakarThu 1:30 PM657 km408 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsThu 1:30 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaThu 1:30 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast E
BanjulThu 1:30 PM725 km451 miles392 nmEast E
ZiguinchorThu 1:30 PM758 km471 miles409 nmEast E
ToubaThu 1:30 PM824 km512 miles445 nmEast-northeast ENE
FarafenniThu 1:30 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast E
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