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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 1:20:00 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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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: 16° 47' 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"1025.97 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miNorth1025.99 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° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.85 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"961.35 miWest0° 07' 31.5"8.62 miNorth961.68 mi
24 hours13° 57' 56.6"931.58 miEast3° 28' 21.7"238.74 miNorth968.60 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 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaWed 1:20 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:20 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeWed 10:20 AM1996 km1241 miles1078 nmWest W
ConakryWed 1:20 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 1:20 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 1:20 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 1:20 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth N
AccraWed 1:20 PM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorWed 10:20 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmWest-southwest WSW

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