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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

UTC time = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' South, Longitude: 8° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.53 meters/second, 1654.3 km/hour, 1027.9 miles/hour or 893.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.8"1027.87 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1027.89 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.1"3.24 miWest0° 22' 46.2"26.08 miNorth26.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 4° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.29 meters/second, 1592.2 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.49 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.6"989.27 miWest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 miNorth989.58 mi
24 hours13° 14' 41.5"907.37 miEast4° 40' 20.3"321.06 miNorth966.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CabindaFri 12:40 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireFri 12:40 PM538 km334 miles290 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 12:40 PM571 km355 miles308 nmEast E
DolisieFri 12:40 PM647 km402 miles350 nmNortheast NE
UígeFri 12:40 PM765 km475 miles413 nmEast E
Port-GentilFri 12:40 PM795 km494 miles429 nmNorth N
KinshasaFri 12:40 PM887 km551 miles479 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 12:40 PM887 km551 miles479 nmEast-northeast ENE
FrancevilleFri 12:40 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeFri 12:40 PM921 km573 miles498 nmEast-southeast ESE

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