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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 12:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 6° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.54 meters/second, 1654.4 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"1027.91 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1027.93 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.5"3.24 miWest0° 22' 46.5"26.08 miNorth26.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 46' South, Longitude: 19° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.51 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 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' 28.0"989.76 miWest0° 11' 18.7"12.96 miNorth990.07 mi
24 hours13° 13' 44.9"906.70 miEast4° 41' 03.1"321.87 miNorth965.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:40 PM899 km559 miles485 nmSouth S
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:40 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 12:40 PM1761 km1095 miles951 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeFri 12:40 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 1:40 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:40 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosFri 1:40 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmNortheast NE

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