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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 12:10:00 PM.

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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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 0° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.53 meters/second, 1654.3 km/hour, 1028.0 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' 50.3"3.24 miWest0° 22' 46.4"26.08 miNorth26.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 11° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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"0.22 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.7"989.51 miWest0° 11' 17.3"12.93 miNorth989.82 mi
24 hours13° 14' 13.2"907.04 miEast4° 40' 42.0"321.47 miNorth966.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:10 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméFri 12:10 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 1:10 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 1:10 PM1391 km865 miles751 nmEast E
AccraFri 12:10 PM1488 km925 miles803 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:10 PM1549 km962 miles836 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméFri 12:10 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth N
MalaboFri 1:10 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 1:10 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmNorth N
LagosFri 1:10 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmNorth N

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