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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 1:30:00 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).

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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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 59' South, Longitude: 19° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.22 meters/second, 1649.6 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' 06.0"1024.94 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miNorth1024.96 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.8"2.79 miWest0° 22' 24.7"25.67 miNorth25.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 72° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.34 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.9 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' 04.6"0.09 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.0"948.98 miWest0° 04' 42.0"5.39 miNorth949.21 mi
24 hours14° 11' 50.1"935.22 miEast2° 26' 19.7"167.70 miNorth956.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 1:30 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 10:30 AM1727 km1073 miles932 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 1:30 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 1:30 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 1:30 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorTue 10:30 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:30 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanTue 1:30 PM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroTue 1:30 PM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmNortheast NE
BissauTue 1:30 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth N

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