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Day and Night World Map

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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 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 53' South
Longitude: 2° 09' 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"1027.97 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1027.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.3"3.24 miwest0° 22' 46.4"26.09 minorth26.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 49' South
Longitude: 14° 31' 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"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.2"989.68 miwest0° 11' 17.8"12.94 minorth989.98 mi
24 hours13° 14' 02.6"906.98 mieast4° 40' 49.9"321.64 minorth966.15 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 PM971 km603 miles524 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméFri 12:20 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:20 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:20 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:20 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 12:20 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:20 PM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoFri 1:20 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:20 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmEast E
LagosFri 1:20 PM1699 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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