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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 00' South, Longitude: 7° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.21 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 minorth1025.00 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: 61° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.20 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"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.7"948.72 miwest0° 04' 35.9"5.27 minorth948.94 mi
24 hours14° 12' 06.5"935.25 mieast2° 23' 59.9"165.05 minorth955.62 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 PM779 km484 miles420 nmSouth S
AbidjanTue 12:40 PM1618 km1006 miles874 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 12:40 PM1745 km1085 miles942 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroTue 12:40 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth N
AccraTue 12:40 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméTue 12:40 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeTue 12:40 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoTue 1:40 PM2020 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 12:40 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosTue 1:40 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
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