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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: 11° 52' 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"1027.93 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1027.95 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: 23° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.58 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"989.92 miwest0° 11' 19.7"12.97 minorth990.23 mi
24 hours13° 13' 26.2"906.48 mieast4° 41' 17.0"322.14 minorth965.77 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 PM1114 km692 miles602 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaFri 1:00 PM1573 km978 miles850 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 1:00 PM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 1:00 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:00 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorth N
ConakryFri 1:00 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorth N
AccraFri 1:00 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 1:00 PM2123 km1319 miles1147 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 1:00 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmNorth N
São ToméFri 1:00 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmEast-northeast ENE
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