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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 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 16° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.13 meters/second, 1652.9 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"1026.98 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.00 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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 53' South, Longitude: 42° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.58 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 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' 31.4"976.45 miwest0° 09' 49.1"11.25 minorth976.81 mi
24 hours13° 36' 23.1"921.03 mieast4° 14' 52.5"291.95 minorth972.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 1:20 PM1477 km918 miles797 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaThu 1:20 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:20 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeThu 10:20 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmWest W
ConakryThu 1:20 PM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 1:20 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 1:20 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:20 PM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth N
AccraThu 1:20 PM2394 km1487 miles1292 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 1:20 PM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmNorth N
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