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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 13:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 12° 09' 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"1028.00 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1028.02 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.6"3.25 miwest0° 22' 46.6"26.09 minorth26.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 24° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.59 meters/second, 1593.3 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' 28.9"990.00 miwest0° 11' 19.7"12.98 minorth990.30 mi
24 hours13° 13' 25.1"906.53 mieast4° 41' 17.7"322.17 minorth965.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 1:00 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaFri 1:00 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 1:00 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 1:00 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:00 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nmNorth N
ConakryFri 1:00 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth N
AccraFri 1:00 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 1:00 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 1:00 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorth N
Porto NovoFri 2:00 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
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