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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 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 00' South, Longitude: 4° 31' 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"1024.97 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1024.99 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° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.17 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 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.7"948.65 miwest0° 04' 34.6"5.25 minorth948.87 mi
24 hours14° 12' 09.7"935.25 mieast2° 23' 31.3"164.50 minorth955.50 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 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth S
AbidjanTue 12:30 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth N
São ToméTue 12:30 PM1620 km1006 miles875 nmNortheast NE
AccraTue 12:30 PM1679 km1043 miles906 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroTue 12:30 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorth N
LomeTue 12:30 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 12:30 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleTue 1:30 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoTue 1:30 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosTue 1:30 PM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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