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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: 22° 04' 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"1026.06 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1026.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.1"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° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.95 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' 44.6"961.63 miwest0° 07' 33.8"8.67 minorth961.96 mi
24 hours13° 57' 39.9"931.53 mieast3° 29' 10.3"239.68 minorth968.79 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 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 10:40 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 10:40 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownWed 1:40 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaWed 1:40 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 1:40 PM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 1:40 PM2207 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauWed 1:40 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulWed 1:40 PM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 1:40 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmNortheast NE
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