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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 Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 12' South
Longitude: 2° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.09 meters/second, 1638.3 km/hour, 1018.0 miles/hour or 884.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.97 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.6"1017.97 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 minorth1018.00 mi
24 hours0° 01' 32.6"1.75 miwest0° 21' 29.4"24.62 minorth24.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 12' South
Longitude: 135° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.46 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.6"991.90 miwest0° 09' 14.8"10.59 misouth991.74 mi
24 hours11° 37' 58.4"794.38 mieast3° 29' 43.0"240.26 misouth825.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:24 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméWed 12:24 PM1657 km1029 miles895 nmNortheast NE
LuandaWed 1:24 PM1779 km1106 miles961 nmEast E
AbidjanWed 12:24 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 1:24 PM1868 km1161 miles1008 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 12:24 PM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmNorth N
LomeWed 12:24 PM1968 km1223 miles1062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 12:24 PM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmNorth N
Porto NovoWed 1:24 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosWed 1:24 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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