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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 12:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 0° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.54 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"1027.97 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1027.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.3"3.24 miwest0° 22' 46.4"26.08 minorth26.29 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: 12° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.41 meters/second, 1592.7 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 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.9"989.59 miwest0° 11' 17.4"12.93 minorth989.90 mi
24 hours13° 14' 12.0"907.09 mieast4° 40' 42.8"321.51 minorth966.23 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 PM1108 km689 miles598 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméFri 12:10 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 1:10 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 1:10 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmEast E
AccraFri 12:10 PM1486 km924 miles803 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:10 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 12:10 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmNorth N
MalaboFri 1:10 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 1:10 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorth N
LagosFri 1:10 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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