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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 1:10:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 13:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 14° 22' 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 40' South, Longitude: 26° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.62 meters/second, 1593.4 km/hour, 990.1 miles/hour or 860.4 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' 29.2"990.00 miWest0° 11' 20.1"12.98 miNorth990.31 mi
24 hours13° 13' 16.8"906.37 miEast4° 41' 23.8"322.27 miNorth965.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island) (St. Helena)Fri 1:10 PM8 km5 miles4 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownFri 1:10 PM1296 km806 miles700 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaFri 1:10 PM1618 km1005 miles874 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:10 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 1:10 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 1:10 PM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:10 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth N
AccraFri 1:10 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 1:10 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth N
RecifeFri 10:10 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmWest W

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