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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 16' South
Longitude: 2° 06' West

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"1027.01 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.03 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.6"3.09 miwest0° 22' 39.5"25.95 minorth26.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 03' South
Longitude: 28° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.31 meters/second, 1570.7 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.0"975.90 miwest0° 09' 44.4"11.16 minorth976.26 mi
24 hours13° 37' 20.3"921.62 mieast4° 13' 20.9"290.22 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 12:20 PM935 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméThu 12:20 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:20 PM1517 km942 miles819 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:20 PM1541 km957 miles832 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 1:20 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 12:20 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 1:20 PM1689 km1050 miles912 nmEast E
YamoussoukroThu 12:20 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoThu 1:20 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosThu 1:20 PM1736 km1079 miles937 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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