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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 = Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:30:00 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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' South, Longitude: 4° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.67 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"1025.94 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miNorth1025.96 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.7"2.94 miWest0° 22' 32.2"25.81 miNorth25.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' South, Longitude: 44° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.63 meters/second, 1546.7 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.02 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.8"960.85 miWest0° 07' 26.0"8.52 miNorth961.17 mi
24 hours13° 58' 35.3"931.83 miEast3° 26' 25.8"236.52 miNorth968.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:30 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth S
AbidjanWed 12:30 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth N
São ToméWed 12:30 PM1573 km978 miles850 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 12:30 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 12:30 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmNorth N
LomeWed 12:30 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 12:30 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleWed 1:30 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoWed 1:30 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosWed 1:30 PM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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