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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 12:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 2° 51' 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"1027.96 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1027.98 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° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.37 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.6 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' 26.5"989.51 miwest0° 11' 16.9"12.92 minorth989.82 mi
24 hours13° 14' 21.5"907.20 mieast4° 40' 35.6"321.37 minorth966.31 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 Noon1006 km625 miles543 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:00 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmEast E
LibrevilleFri 1:00 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmNortheast NE
JamestownFri 12:00 Noon1289 km801 miles696 nmSouthwest SW
BrazzavilleFri 1:00 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaFri 1:00 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboFri 1:00 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:00 Noon1524 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 12:00 Noon1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
LagosFri 1:00 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth N
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