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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 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 37' South, Longitude: 21° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.69 meters/second, 1651.3 km/hour, 1026.1 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"1025.99 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1026.01 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.0"2.95 miwest0° 22' 32.6"25.82 minorth25.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' South, Longitude: 61° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.94 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.8 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' 44.4"961.55 miwest0° 07' 33.6"8.67 minorth961.88 mi
24 hours13° 57' 40.9"931.47 mieast3° 29' 07.8"239.61 minorth968.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeWed 10:40 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 10:40 AM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownWed 1:40 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaWed 10:40 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 1:40 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 1:40 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 1:40 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauWed 1:40 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanWed 1:40 PM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 1:40 PM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmNortheast NE
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