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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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 14' South, Longitude: 19° 36' 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"1027.06 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.0"3.10 miwest0° 22' 39.9"25.96 minorth26.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 51' South, Longitude: 44° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.63 meters/second, 1571.9 km/hour, 976.7 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' 31.7"976.63 miwest0° 09' 50.0"11.27 minorth976.99 mi
24 hours13° 36' 12.3"920.99 mieast4° 15' 09.7"292.30 minorth972.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 10:30 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
JamestownThu 1:30 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaThu 1:30 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:30 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:30 PM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorThu 10:30 AM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 10:30 AM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauThu 1:30 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 1:30 PM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 1:30 PM2303 km1431 miles1243 nmNortheast NE
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