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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 12:50:00 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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' South, Longitude: 9° 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"1025.95 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miNorth1025.97 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.7"2.94 miWest0° 22' 32.3"25.82 miNorth25.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' South, Longitude: 49° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.72 meters/second, 1547.0 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.3 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' 43.3"961.05 miWest0° 07' 28.2"8.56 miNorth961.37 mi
24 hours13° 58' 19.8"931.73 miEast3° 27' 12.2"237.41 miNorth968.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:50 PM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanWed 12:50 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 12:50 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroWed 12:50 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraWed 12:50 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:50 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméWed 12:50 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmNortheast NE
São ToméWed 12:50 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 12:50 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoWed 1:50 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmNortheast NE

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