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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 12:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' South, Longitude: 6° 47' 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 miNorth1025.97 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.7"2.94 miWest0° 22' 32.3"25.81 miNorth25.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' South, Longitude: 46° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.67 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.2 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' 42.9"960.95 miWest0° 07' 27.1"8.54 miNorth961.27 mi
24 hours13° 58' 27.7"931.78 miEast3° 26' 49.0"236.97 miNorth968.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:40 PM815 km507 miles440 nmSouth S
AbidjanWed 12:40 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 12:40 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroWed 12:40 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:40 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméWed 12:40 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeWed 12:40 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoWed 1:40 PM1971 km1224 miles1064 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosWed 1:40 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 12:40 PM2024 km1257 miles1093 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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