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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: 17° 06' 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"1027.05 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.07 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° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.59 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.7 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"976.53 miwest0° 09' 49.3"11.25 minorth976.89 mi
24 hours13° 36' 22.1"921.08 mieast4° 14' 54.3"292.01 minorth972.28 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 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaThu 1:20 PM1755 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:20 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeThu 10:20 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest W
ConakryThu 1:20 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 1:20 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 1:20 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:20 PM2230 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth N
SalvadorThu 10:20 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulThu 1:20 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmNorth N
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