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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' South, Longitude: 4° 34' 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"1026.01 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1026.03 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.7"2.94 miwest0° 22' 32.2"25.82 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° 31' 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"960.93 miwest0° 07' 26.1"8.52 minorth961.25 mi
24 hours13° 58' 34.6"931.89 mieast3° 26' 28.3"236.59 minorth968.38 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 PM817 km507 miles441 nmSouth S
AbidjanWed 12:30 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth N
São ToméWed 12:30 PM1597 km993 miles863 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 12:30 PM1641 km1019 miles886 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 12:30 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorth N
LomeWed 12:30 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 12:30 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleWed 1:30 PM1847 km1148 miles997 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoWed 1:30 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosWed 1:30 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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