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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 12:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 16' South, Longitude: 0° 24' 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"1027.00 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.02 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.4"3.09 miwest0° 22' 39.5"25.95 minorth26.14 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° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.26 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 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.7"975.80 miwest0° 09' 43.6"11.14 minorth976.15 mi
24 hours13° 37' 29.9"921.71 mieast4° 13' 05.1"289.92 minorth972.33 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 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméThu 12:10 PM1182 km735 miles638 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 1:10 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmNortheast NE
LuandaThu 1:10 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmEast E
AccraThu 12:10 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 12:10 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 12:10 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmNorth N
MalaboThu 1:10 PM1623 km1009 miles876 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoThu 1:10 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth N
LagosThu 1:10 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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