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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 Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 14:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 18' North, Longitude: 34° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.49 meters/second, 1643.4 km/hour, 1021.1 miles/hour or 887.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1021.13 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 misouth1021.15 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.1"4.86 miwest0° 20' 59.7"24.05 misouth24.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 25' North, Longitude: 25° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.71 meters/second, 1619.0 km/hour, 1006.0 miles/hour or 874.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 34.0"16.77 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 34' 06.5"1005.98 miwest0° 09' 25.0"10.78 misouth1006.12 mi
24 hours10° 22' 20.6"716.24 mieast3° 49' 07.5"262.40 misouth763.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 1:18 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaTue 11:18 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarTue 2:18 PM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 2:18 PM1964 km1221 miles1061 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeTue 11:18 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmSouth S
BelémTue 11:18 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmSouthwest SW
BissauTue 2:18 PM2055 km1277 miles1109 nmEast E
CayenneTue 11:18 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottTue 2:18 PM2157 km1341 miles1165 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryTue 2:18 PM2262 km1406 miles1221 nmEast E
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