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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 Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' South, Longitude: 4° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.63 meters/second, 1640.3 km/hour, 1019.2 miles/hour or 885.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1019.12 miwest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 minorth1019.15 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.9"1.93 miwest0° 21' 39.4"24.81 minorth24.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 38' South, Longitude: 116° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.73 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.0"978.96 miwest0° 08' 07.4"9.31 misouth978.74 mi
24 hours12° 12' 30.7"824.08 mieast2° 56' 57.6"202.76 misouth843.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaThu 12:56 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownThu 11:56 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmWest-southwest WSW
São ToméThu 11:56 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 12:56 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:56 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 12:56 PM1401 km870 miles756 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 12:56 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéThu 12:56 PM1805 km1121 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Thu 1:56 PM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmSoutheast SE
AccraThu 11:56 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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