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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 = Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:10:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 0° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.95 meters/second, 1655.8 km/hour, 1028.9 miles/hour or 894.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.3"1028.82 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.84 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.8"3.39 miWest0° 22' 52.8"26.21 miNorth26.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' South, Longitude: 1° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.37 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.64 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 27' 23.2"998.43 miWest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 miNorth998.62 mi
24 hours12° 53' 24.2"890.25 miEast4° 47' 33.0"329.28 miNorth950.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSat 12:10 PM1103 km686 miles596 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSat 12:10 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmSouthwest SW
LibrevilleSat 1:10 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 1:10 PM1401 km871 miles757 nmEast E
AccraSat 12:10 PM1446 km898 miles781 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:10 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméSat 12:10 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmNorth N
MalaboSat 1:10 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoSat 1:10 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmNorth N
LagosSat 1:10 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth N

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