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Day and Night World Map

The map shows day and night on Earth and the positions of the Sun (subsolar point) and the Moon (sublunar point) right now.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 13:56:00.

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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: Subsolar Point

On Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 13:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' North, Longitude: 29° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 443.12 meters/second, 1595.2 kilometres/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.52 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.8"990.97 miWest0° 00' 40.2"0.77 miNorth990.94 mi
24 hours0° 00' 40.0"0.73 miWest0° 15' 58.1"18.30 miNorth18.32 mi

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 06' North, Longitude: 61° 48' West

The ground speed is currently 451.11 meters/second, 1624.0 kilometres/hour, 1009.1 miles/hour or 876.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 35.3"16.82 miWest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 miNorth16.82 mi
1 hour14° 35' 22.8"1008.99 miWest0° 12' 57.7"14.84 miNorth1009.06 mi
24 hours9° 51' 00.0"681.21 miEast5° 06' 55.1"351.48 miNorth765.22 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
MindeloSat 12:56 pm522 km324 miles282 nmEast E
PraiaSat 12:56 pm728 km453 miles393 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaSat 12:56 pm746 km463 miles403 nmEast E
DakarSat 1:56 pm1362 km846 miles735 nmEast E
NouakchottSat 1:56 pm1477 km918 miles798 nmEast E
BanjulSat 1:56 pm1488 km925 miles804 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSat 1:56 pm1651 km1026 miles891 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySat 1:56 pm1947 km1210 miles1052 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSat 1:56 pm2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 1:56 pm2048 km1272 miles1106 nmEast-southeast ESE

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