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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 15' South
Longitude: 9° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.12 meters/second, 1652.8 km/hour, 1027.0 miles/hour or 892.5 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"1027.03 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.7"3.10 miwest0° 22' 39.7"25.96 minorth26.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 58' South
Longitude: 35° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.45 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 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' 30.2"976.22 miwest0° 09' 46.8"11.21 minorth976.57 mi
24 hours13° 36' 51.2"921.35 mieast4° 14' 07.8"291.12 minorth972.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:50 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonroviaThu 12:50 PM1617 km1004 miles873 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 12:50 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:50 PM1734 km1078 miles936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 12:50 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 12:50 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 12:50 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 12:50 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São ToméThu 12:50 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoThu 1:50 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNortheast NE
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