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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

UTC time = Friday, April 25, 2014 at 1:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 00' 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"1009.98 miWest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 miNorth1009.95 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° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.79 meters/second, 1612.0 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 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.4"1001.60 miWest0° 11' 24.0"13.05 miNorth1001.73 mi
24 hours12° 17' 39.5"850.08 miEast4° 32' 35.4"312.15 miNorth905.62 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 PM189 km118 miles102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa MariaFri 12:30 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNorth N
MindeloFri 12:30 PM453 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DakarFri 1:30 PM622 km386 miles336 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsFri 1:30 PM678 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaFri 1:30 PM685 km426 miles370 nmEast E
BanjulFri 1:30 PM697 km433 miles376 nmEast E
ZiguinchorFri 1:30 PM735 km457 miles397 nmEast E
ToubaFri 1:30 PM790 km491 miles426 nmEast-northeast ENE
FarafenniFri 1:30 PM803 km499 miles434 nmEast E

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