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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 13:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 12° 06' 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 minorth1027.06 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 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 56' South, Longitude: 37° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.49 meters/second, 1571.4 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 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' 30.5"976.32 miwest0° 09' 47.7"11.22 minorth976.68 mi
24 hours13° 36' 41.4"921.26 mieast4° 14' 23.4"291.42 minorth972.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 1:00 PM1097 km682 miles592 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaThu 1:00 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 1:00 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 1:00 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:00 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth N
ConakryThu 1:00 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorth N
AccraThu 1:00 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 1:00 PM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:00 PM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 1:00 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmEast-northeast ENE
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