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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

UTC time = Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:30:00 PM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 00' South, Longitude: 4° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.20 meters/second, 1649.5 km/hour, 1025.0 miles/hour or 890.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.08 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.08 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.9"1024.90 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miNorth1024.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.4"2.78 miWest0° 22' 24.5"25.67 miNorth25.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 51' South, Longitude: 58° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.16 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.81 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miNorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.7"948.58 miWest0° 04' 34.4"5.24 miNorth948.79 mi
24 hours14° 12' 10.0"935.18 miEast2° 23' 28.1"164.43 miNorth955.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:30 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbidjanTue 12:30 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth N
São ToméTue 12:30 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmNortheast NE
AccraTue 12:30 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroTue 12:30 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorth N
LoméTue 12:30 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 1:30 PM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 12:30 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoTue 1:30 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosTue 1:30 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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