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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 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 17° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.56 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' 50.7"3.25 miwest0° 22' 46.7"26.09 minorth26.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 38' South, Longitude: 28° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.66 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 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' 29.8"990.16 miwest0° 11' 20.6"12.99 minorth990.46 mi
24 hours13° 13' 06.3"906.31 mieast4° 41' 31.3"322.43 minorth965.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 1:20 PM1531 km951 miles826 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaFri 1:20 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:20 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeFri 10:20 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmWest W
ConakryFri 1:20 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 1:20 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 1:20 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 1:20 PM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 1:20 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth N
AccraFri 1:20 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNortheast NE
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