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Day and Night World Map

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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 13:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 51' South
Longitude: 24° 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"1028.03 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1028.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.7"3.25 miwest0° 22' 46.8"26.09 minorth26.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 13:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 32' South
Longitude: 36° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.77 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.7 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' 31.0"990.40 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 minorth990.70 mi
24 hours13° 12' 38.3"905.97 mieast4° 41' 51.2"322.81 minorth965.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 11:50 AM965 km600 miles521 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 10:50 AM1129 km701 miles609 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:50 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:50 AM1616 km1004 miles873 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 1:50 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:50 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmNortheast NE
JamestownFri 1:50 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryFri 1:50 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:50 PM2400 km1492 miles1296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 1:50 PM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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