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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 16' South, Longitude: 5° 41' 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"1026.91 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1026.94 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 Latitude: 12° 08' South, Longitude: 20° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.16 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' 27.9"975.51 miwest0° 09' 41.9"11.11 minorth975.86 mi
24 hours13° 37' 50.3"921.84 mieast4° 12' 31.6"289.27 minorth972.28 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 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireThu 12:50 PM786 km488 miles424 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaThu 12:50 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast E
DolisieThu 12:50 PM895 km556 miles483 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilThu 12:50 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 11:50 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:50 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:50 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaThu 12:50 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 12:50 PM1373 km853 miles742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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