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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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 37' South, Longitude: 19° 17' 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"1025.98 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1026.00 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 Latitude: 15° 20' South, Longitude: 58° 40' 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"961.45 miwest0° 07' 32.6"8.64 minorth961.78 mi
24 hours13° 57' 48.6"931.52 mieast3° 28' 44.7"239.18 minorth968.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 1:30 PM1681 km1045 miles908 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeWed 10:30 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
MonroviaWed 1:30 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:30 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 1:30 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorWed 10:30 AM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 10:30 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanWed 1:30 PM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 1:30 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroWed 1:30 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNortheast NE
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