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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 1:40:00 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 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 21° 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"1027.95 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1027.97 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.7"3.25 miWest0° 22' 46.8"26.09 miNorth26.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' South, Longitude: 33° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.73 meters/second, 1593.8 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.6 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' 30.5"990.25 miWest0° 11' 21.5"13.01 miNorth990.55 mi
24 hours13° 12' 48.6"906.03 miEast4° 41' 44.0"322.65 miNorth965.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 10:40 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:40 AM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:40 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownFri 1:40 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaFri 1:40 PM1992 km1238 miles1075 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:40 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:40 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:40 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 1:40 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 1:40 PM2455 km1526 miles1326 nmNortheast NE

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