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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 13:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 14° 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"1027.04 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.8"3.10 miwest0° 22' 39.8"25.96 minorth26.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 55' South, Longitude: 40° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.54 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.28 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.9"976.43 miwest0° 09' 48.4"11.24 minorth976.78 mi
24 hours13° 36' 31.7"921.17 mieast4° 14' 38.9"291.71 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 1:10 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaThu 1:10 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:10 PM1857 km1154 miles1002 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 1:10 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 1:10 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:10 PM1966 km1222 miles1061 nmNorth N
AccraThu 1:10 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:10 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorth N
RecifeThu 10:10 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest W
LomeThu 1:10 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmNortheast NE
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