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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 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 22° 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"1028.03 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1028.05 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° 46' 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"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.5"990.32 miwest0° 11' 21.5"13.01 minorth990.62 mi
24 hours13° 12' 47.7"906.08 mieast4° 41' 44.7"322.69 minorth965.51 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 AM1404 km872 miles758 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 10:40 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:40 AM1876 km1165 miles1013 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownFri 1:40 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaFri 1:40 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:40 PM2061 km1280 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:40 PM2136 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:40 PM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 1:40 PM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 1:40 PM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmNortheast NE
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