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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, April 25, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 17' North, Longitude: 23° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.57 meters/second, 1625.6 km/hour, 1010.1 miles/hour or 877.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.84 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.84 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1010.04 miwest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 minorth1010.02 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.2"2.77 miwest0° 19' 23.2"22.21 minorth22.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 35' South, Longitude: 68° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.79 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.4"1001.67 miwest0° 11' 24.0"13.05 minorth1001.80 mi
24 hours12° 17' 39.2"850.14 mieast4° 32' 35.1"312.17 minorth905.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 12:30 PM183 km114 miles99 nmNorth N
Santa MariaFri 12:30 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth N
MindeloFri 12:30 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DakarFri 1:30 PM651 km405 miles352 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsFri 1:30 PM707 km439 miles382 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaFri 1:30 PM716 km445 miles387 nmEast E
BanjulFri 1:30 PM727 km452 miles393 nmEast E
ZiguinchorFri 1:30 PM765 km475 miles413 nmEast E
ToubaFri 1:30 PM819 km509 miles442 nmEast-northeast ENE
FarafenniFri 1:30 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast E
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