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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 1:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 16° 52' 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"1027.94 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1027.96 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° 41' 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' 29.7"990.08 miWest0° 11' 20.6"12.99 miNorth990.39 mi
24 hours13° 13' 07.4"906.26 miEast4° 41' 30.5"322.39 miNorth965.61 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 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaFri 1:20 PM1707 km1060 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:20 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:20 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth N
RecifeFri 10:20 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmWest W
AbidjanFri 1:20 PM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 1:20 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 1:20 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 1:20 PM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth N
AccraFri 1:20 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNortheast NE

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