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Day and Night World Map

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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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 37' South
Longitude: 19° 34' 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' 35.0"2.94 miwest0° 22' 32.6"25.82 minorth25.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 20' South
Longitude: 58° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 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' 44.2"961.53 miwest0° 07' 32.6"8.65 minorth961.86 mi
24 hours13° 57' 47.8"931.58 mieast3° 28' 47.3"239.24 minorth968.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeWed 10:30 AM1689 km1049 miles912 nmWest W
JamestownWed 1:30 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaWed 1:30 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:30 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 1:30 PM2107 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorWed 10:30 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 10:30 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauWed 1:30 PM2307 km1433 miles1246 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 1:30 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 1:30 PM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmNortheast NE
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