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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 16' South
Longitude: 5° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.10 meters/second, 1652.8 km/hour, 1027.0 miles/hour or 892.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1026.99 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.01 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.3"3.09 miwest0° 22' 39.4"25.95 minorth26.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 08' South
Longitude: 20° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.17 meters/second, 1570.2 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.0"975.59 miwest0° 09' 41.9"11.11 minorth975.94 mi
24 hours13° 37' 49.2"921.89 mieast4° 12' 33.3"289.32 minorth972.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CabindaThu 12:50 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireThu 12:50 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaThu 12:50 PM864 km537 miles467 nmEast E
Port-GentilThu 12:50 PM914 km568 miles493 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieThu 12:50 PM922 km573 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 11:50 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:50 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:50 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaThu 12:50 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 12:50 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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