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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 4° 39' 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"1027.98 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1028.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.3"3.24 miwest0° 22' 46.5"26.09 minorth26.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 47' South, Longitude: 16° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 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' 27.7"989.76 miwest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 minorth990.06 mi
24 hours13° 13' 53.3"906.86 mieast4° 40' 57.0"321.78 minorth966.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:30 PM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth S
AbidjanFri 12:30 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmNorth N
São ToméFri 12:30 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 12:30 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:30 PM1627 km1011 miles878 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:30 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:30 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoFri 1:30 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 1:30 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
LagosFri 1:30 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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