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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 14' South, Longitude: 22° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.13 meters/second, 1652.9 km/hour, 1027.1 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 minorth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 50' South, Longitude: 47° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.68 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 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' 32.2"976.74 miwest0° 09' 50.9"11.28 minorth977.10 mi
24 hours13° 36' 02.6"920.90 mieast4° 15' 25.0"292.59 minorth972.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 10:40 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 10:40 AM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 10:40 AM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownThu 1:40 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaThu 1:40 PM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:40 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:40 PM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauThu 1:40 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 1:40 PM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 1:40 PM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmNortheast NE
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