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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 13:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 14' South, Longitude: 24° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.14 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"1027.07 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.09 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.1"3.10 miwest0° 22' 40.0"25.96 minorth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 13:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 48' South, Longitude: 49° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.73 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 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' 32.5"976.84 miwest0° 09' 51.7"11.30 minorth977.20 mi
24 hours13° 35' 53.0"920.81 mieast4° 15' 40.3"292.88 minorth972.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaThu 11:50 AM989 km614 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 10:50 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 10:50 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 10:50 AM1625 km1010 miles877 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaThu 1:50 PM2222 km1380 miles1200 nmNortheast NE
JamestownThu 1:50 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownThu 1:50 PM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:50 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauThu 1:50 PM2436 km1514 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 1:50 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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