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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 12:20:00 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 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 1° 52' West

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"1027.90 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1027.92 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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 50' South, Longitude: 14° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.44 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 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' 27.2"989.60 miWest0° 11' 17.8"12.94 miNorth989.90 mi
24 hours13° 14' 03.7"906.92 miEast4° 40' 49.1"321.61 miNorth966.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:20 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméFri 12:20 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:20 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:20 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:20 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmNortheast NE
LoméFri 12:20 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 1:20 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:20 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmEast E
YamoussoukroFri 12:20 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosFri 1:20 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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