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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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' South, Longitude: 0° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.66 meters/second, 1651.2 km/hour, 1026.0 miles/hour or 891.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1026.00 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1026.02 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.4"2.94 miwest0° 22' 32.1"25.81 minorth25.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' South, Longitude: 39° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.55 meters/second, 1546.4 km/hour, 960.9 miles/hour or 835.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.01 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.2"960.73 miwest0° 07' 24.0"8.48 minorth961.05 mi
24 hours13° 58' 49.9"931.99 mieast3° 25' 41.6"235.70 minorth968.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:10 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméWed 12:10 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmNortheast NE
LuandaWed 1:10 PM1407 km875 miles760 nmEast E
LibrevilleWed 1:10 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 12:10 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 12:10 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 12:10 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth N
MalaboWed 1:10 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoWed 1:10 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNorth N
LagosWed 1:10 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmNorth N
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