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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 30' South
Longitude: 2° 12' West

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"1028.90 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.8"3.39 miwest0° 22' 52.9"26.21 minorth26.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 09' South
Longitude: 1° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.6 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' 23.5"998.54 miwest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 minorth998.73 mi
24 hours12° 53' 15.5"890.17 mieast4° 47' 31.4"329.28 minorth950.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:20 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméSat 12:20 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:20 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:20 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmNorth N
LomeSat 12:20 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:20 PM1560 km970 miles842 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroSat 12:20 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 1:20 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 1:20 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 1:20 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmEast E
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