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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 1:50:00 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 13:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 24° 22' 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"1027.96 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1027.98 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 13:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 33' South, Longitude: 35° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.76 meters/second, 1593.9 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' 30.8"990.33 miWest0° 11' 21.9"13.02 miNorth990.63 mi
24 hours13° 12' 39.4"905.92 miEast4° 41' 50.5"322.77 miNorth965.36 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 AM996 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 10:50 AM1161 km721 miles627 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:50 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:50 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 1:50 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:50 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNortheast NE
JamestownFri 1:50 PM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryFri 1:50 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:50 PM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 1:50 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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