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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

UTC time = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 16' South, Longitude: 0° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.11 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"1026.93 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1026.95 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.4"3.09 miWest0° 22' 39.5"25.95 miNorth26.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 25° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.25 meters/second, 1570.5 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.0 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' 28.7"975.72 miWest0° 09' 43.5"11.14 miNorth976.07 mi
24 hours13° 37' 31.1"921.66 miEast4° 13' 03.4"289.87 miNorth972.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:10 PM1097 km681 miles592 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméThu 12:10 PM1164 km723 miles629 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 1:10 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmNortheast NE
LuandaThu 1:10 PM1383 km860 miles747 nmEast E
AccraThu 12:10 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 12:10 PM1590 km988 miles858 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 12:10 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorth N
MalaboThu 1:10 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoThu 1:10 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth N
LagosThu 1:10 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmNorth N

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