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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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 19° 39' 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"1028.02 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1028.04 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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 31° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.70 meters/second, 1593.7 km/hour, 990.3 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 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.1"990.24 miwest0° 11' 21.1"13.00 minorth990.54 mi
24 hours13° 12' 57.0"906.19 mieast4° 41' 38.0"322.56 minorth965.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 10:30 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmWest W
JamestownFri 1:30 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaFri 1:30 PM1850 km1150 miles999 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:30 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:30 PM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorFri 10:30 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:30 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmWest W
BissauFri 1:30 PM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 1:30 PM2267 km1408 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 1:30 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmNortheast NE
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