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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, September 23, 2014 at 13:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 21° 41' 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"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 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° 49' 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"1007.38 miwest0° 09' 35.8"10.99 misouth1007.46 mi
24 hours10° 32' 12.1"728.82 mieast3° 50' 55.7"264.46 misouth775.11 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 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNortheast NE
ConakryTue 1:18 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 1:18 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 1:18 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulTue 1:18 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaTue 12:18 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth N
RecifeTue 10:18 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarTue 1:18 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaTue 10:18 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroTue 1:18 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmEast-northeast ENE
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