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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 12:40:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 00' South, Longitude: 6° 44' 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' 24.6"25.67 miNorth25.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 60° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.19 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 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"948.64 miWest0° 04' 35.7"5.27 miNorth948.86 mi
24 hours14° 12' 06.7"935.19 miEast2° 23' 56.7"164.97 miNorth955.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:40 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth S
AbidjanTue 12:40 PM1612 km1002 miles871 nmNorth N
MonroviaTue 12:40 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroTue 12:40 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorth N
AccraTue 12:40 PM1765 km1096 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméTue 12:40 PM1816 km1128 miles981 nmNortheast NE
LomeTue 12:40 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoTue 1:40 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosTue 1:40 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 12:40 PM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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