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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 = Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 1:38:00 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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 13:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 24° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.77 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.99 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miNorth951.99 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.2"3.46 miEast0° 00' 34.1"0.65 miNorth3.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 13:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 37' North, Longitude: 117° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.18 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 36.8"1002.47 miWest0° 11' 18.2"12.94 miNorth1002.54 mi
24 hours12° 03' 10.1"833.65 miEast4° 25' 11.9"303.70 miNorth886.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloThu 12:38 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth S
NouadhibouThu 1:38 PM784 km487 miles423 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dakhla *Thu 2:38 PM840 km522 miles453 nmEast E
PraiaThu 12:38 PM944 km587 miles510 nmSouth S
Las Palmas *Thu 2:38 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape Bojador *Thu 2:38 PM1023 km635 miles552 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottThu 1:38 PM1036 km644 miles560 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Thu 2:38 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarThu 1:38 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulThu 1:38 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmSoutheast SE

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