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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

UTC time = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 9° 19' 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"1026.96 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1026.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.7"3.09 miWest0° 22' 39.7"25.95 miNorth26.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 58' South, Longitude: 35° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.44 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"976.14 miWest0° 09' 46.8"11.20 miNorth976.49 mi
24 hours13° 36' 52.2"921.30 miEast4° 14' 06.1"291.07 miNorth972.24 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 PM935 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanThu 12:50 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:50 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 12:50 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 12:50 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 12:50 PM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméThu 12:50 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 12:50 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryThu 12:50 PM2023 km1257 miles1093 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoThu 1:50 PM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmNortheast NE

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