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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 12:00:00 Noon.

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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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 3° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.53 meters/second, 1654.3 km/hour, 1027.9 miles/hour or 893.3 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"1027.89 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1027.91 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.2"3.24 miWest0° 22' 46.3"26.08 miNorth26.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 9° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.37 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 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' 11.2"0.21 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.4"989.43 miWest0° 11' 16.8"12.92 miNorth989.74 mi
24 hours13° 14' 22.6"907.15 miEast4° 40' 34.7"321.33 miNorth966.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméFri 12:00 Noon993 km617 miles536 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilFri 1:00 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 1:00 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmEast E
LibrevilleFri 1:00 PM1153 km717 miles623 nmNortheast NE
JamestownFri 12:00 Noon1311 km815 miles708 nmSouthwest SW
BrazzavilleFri 1:00 PM1403 km872 miles758 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaFri 1:00 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboFri 1:00 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:00 Noon1531 km951 miles827 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 12:00 Noon1564 km972 miles845 nmNorth N

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