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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 12:20:00 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 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 1° 55' 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"1028.83 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.85 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.8"3.39 miWest0° 22' 52.9"26.21 miNorth26.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 09' South, Longitude: 1° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 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' 23.5"998.47 miWest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 miNorth998.65 mi
24 hours12° 53' 16.5"890.13 miEast4° 47' 31.5"329.26 miNorth950.01 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 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméSat 12:20 PM1293 km804 miles698 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:20 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:20 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:20 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmNortheast NE
LoméSat 12:20 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSat 1:20 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:20 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosSat 1:20 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 1:20 PM1675 km1041 miles905 nmEast E

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