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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 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 37' South, Longitude: 17° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.68 meters/second, 1651.3 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"1026.05 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1026.07 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.8"2.94 miwest0° 22' 32.5"25.82 minorth25.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 56° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.86 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.0"961.43 miwest0° 07' 31.7"8.63 minorth961.75 mi
24 hours13° 57' 55.7"931.64 mieast3° 28' 24.4"238.80 minorth968.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 1:20 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaWed 1:20 PM1792 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:20 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeWed 10:20 AM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmWest W
ConakryWed 1:20 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 1:20 PM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 1:20 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 1:20 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth N
SalvadorWed 10:20 AM2391 km1485 miles1291 nmWest-southwest WSW
AccraWed 1:20 PM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmNortheast NE
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