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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.

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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° 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"1026.02 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1026.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.7"2.94 miwest0° 22' 32.4"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° 19' 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"961.13 miwest0° 07' 28.4"8.56 minorth961.45 mi
24 hours13° 58' 19.0"931.79 mieast3° 27' 14.9"237.48 minorth968.50 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 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonroviaWed 12:50 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 12:50 PM1660 km1032 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 12:50 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraWed 12:50 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:50 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 12:50 PM2023 km1257 miles1093 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 12:50 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São ToméWed 12:50 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoWed 1:50 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNortheast NE
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