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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 13:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 14° 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"1028.01 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1028.03 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° 33' 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' 29.3"990.08 miwest0° 11' 20.2"12.98 minorth990.38 mi
24 hours13° 13' 15.7"906.42 mieast4° 41' 24.5"322.30 minorth965.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 1:10 PM1319 km819 miles712 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaFri 1:10 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:10 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 1:10 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:10 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 1:10 PM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:10 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth N
AccraFri 1:10 PM2185 km1357 miles1180 nmNortheast NE
RecifeFri 10:10 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmWest W
LomeFri 1:10 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNortheast NE
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