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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 7° 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"1027.02 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.7"3.09 miwest0° 22' 39.6"25.96 minorth26.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 59' South, Longitude: 32° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 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' 29.8"976.11 miwest0° 09' 46.0"11.19 minorth976.47 mi
24 hours13° 37' 00.8"921.44 mieast4° 13' 52.2"290.82 minorth972.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:40 PM862 km536 miles465 nmSouth S
AbidjanThu 12:40 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:40 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroThu 12:40 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:40 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 12:40 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeThu 12:40 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoThu 1:40 PM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 12:40 PM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosThu 1:40 PM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmNortheast NE
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