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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, June 19, 2014 at 13:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 24° 26' 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"952.06 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth952.05 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° 39' 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' 36.9"1002.54 miwest0° 11' 18.1"12.94 minorth1002.61 mi
24 hours12° 03' 09.6"833.70 mieast4° 25' 11.2"303.70 minorth886.19 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 PM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth S
NouadhibouThu 1:38 PM811 km504 miles438 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dakhla *Thu 2:38 PM868 km540 miles469 nmEast E
PraiaThu 12:38 PM947 km588 miles511 nmSouth S
NouakchottThu 1:38 PM1060 km659 miles573 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Thu 2:38 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarThu 1:38 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulThu 1:38 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmSoutheast SE
BissauThu 1:38 PM1586 km986 miles857 nmSoutheast SE
Ponta Delgada *Thu 1:38 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmNorth N
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