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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 15' South
Longitude: 4° 36' 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 minorth1027.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.6"3.09 miwest0° 22' 39.6"25.95 minorth26.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 01' South
Longitude: 30° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.35 meters/second, 1570.9 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 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' 29.5"976.01 miwest0° 09' 45.2"11.17 minorth976.36 mi
24 hours13° 37' 10.5"921.53 mieast4° 13' 36.6"290.52 minorth972.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:30 PM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth S
AbidjanThu 12:30 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 12:30 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmNortheast NE
AccraThu 12:30 PM1602 km996 miles865 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:30 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth N
LomeThu 12:30 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:30 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoThu 1:30 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:30 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmEast-northeast ENE
LagosThu 1:30 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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