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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 = Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 1:18:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 13:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 21° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.1"6.02 miWest0° 23' 22.0"26.76 miSouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' North, Longitude: 29° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.34 meters/second, 1621.2 km/hour, 1007.4 miles/hour or 875.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.79 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 33' 50.4"1007.31 miWest0° 09' 35.8"10.99 miSouth1007.39 mi
24 hours10° 32' 11.7"728.76 miEast3° 50' 55.7"264.45 miSouth775.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownTue 1:18 PM1319 km819 miles712 nmNortheast NE
ConakryTue 1:18 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 1:18 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 1:18 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulTue 1:18 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaTue 12:18 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
DakarTue 1:18 PM1699 km1056 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeTue 10:18 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:18 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroTue 1:18 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmEast-northeast ENE

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