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Day and Night World Map

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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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 59' South
Longitude: 19° 31' 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"1025.01 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1025.03 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.8"2.79 miwest0° 22' 24.7"25.67 minorth25.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 46' South
Longitude: 73° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.7 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"949.06 miwest0° 04' 42.1"5.39 minorth949.28 mi
24 hours14° 11' 49.6"935.28 mieast2° 26' 22.9"167.77 minorth956.19 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 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 10:30 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 1:30 PM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 1:30 PM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorTue 10:30 AM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryTue 1:30 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaTue 10:30 AM2186 km1359 miles1181 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanTue 1:30 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNortheast NE
BissauTue 1:30 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 1:30 PM2357 km1464 miles1272 nmNortheast NE
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