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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' South, Longitude: 7° 51' 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"1027.95 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1027.97 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° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.30 meters/second, 1592.3 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.8 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' 25.7"989.35 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 minorth989.65 mi
24 hours13° 14' 40.4"907.42 mieast4° 40' 21.1"321.09 minorth966.46 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 PM544 km338 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireFri 12:40 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 12:40 PM601 km374 miles325 nmEast E
DolisieFri 12:40 PM672 km417 miles363 nmNortheast NE
UígeFri 12:40 PM796 km494 miles430 nmEast E
Port-GentilFri 12:40 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth N
KinshasaFri 12:40 PM915 km568 miles494 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 12:40 PM915 km568 miles494 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 11:40 AM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 12:40 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth N
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