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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, February 17, 2014 at 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 54' South
Longitude: 2° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.95 meters/second, 1634.2 km/hour, 1015.4 miles/hour or 882.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.93 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.93 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.7"1015.39 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1015.42 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.9"1.37 miwest0° 21' 07.8"24.21 minorth24.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 17, 2014 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 19' South
Longitude: 157° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.97 meters/second, 1619.9 km/hour, 1006.5 miles/hour or 874.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.78 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 15.6"1006.54 miwest0° 10' 08.5"11.62 misouth1006.57 mi
24 hours10° 48' 50.8"747.87 mieast4° 01' 40.6"276.78 misouth796.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:24 PM546 km340 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméMon 12:24 PM1714 km1065 miles926 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 1:24 PM1786 km1110 miles964 nmEast E
AbidjanMon 12:24 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 1:24 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNortheast NE
AccraMon 12:24 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth N
LomeMon 12:24 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 12:24 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth N
Porto NovoMon 1:24 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosMon 1:24 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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