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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 9° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.55 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' 06.9"1027.99 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1028.01 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.5"3.25 miwest0° 22' 46.6"26.09 minorth26.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 44' South, Longitude: 21° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.5"989.92 miwest0° 11' 19.2"12.97 minorth990.22 mi
24 hours13° 13' 34.5"906.64 mieast4° 41' 10.9"322.04 minorth965.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:50 PM988 km614 miles533 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonroviaFri 12:50 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:50 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:50 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:50 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 12:50 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 12:50 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 12:50 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São ToméFri 12:50 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoFri 1:50 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmNortheast NE
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