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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 4° 42' 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' 58.0"3.39 miwest0° 22' 52.9"26.21 minorth26.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 07' South, Longitude: 3° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.41 meters/second, 1607.1 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 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' 24.0"998.58 miwest0° 11' 59.4"13.73 minorth998.77 mi
24 hours12° 53' 07.9"890.05 mieast4° 47' 30.1"329.25 minorth949.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:30 PM939 km583 miles507 nmSouth S
AbidjanSat 12:30 PM1420 km882 miles766 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:30 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 12:30 PM1536 km955 miles829 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 12:30 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth N
LomeSat 12:30 PM1644 km1022 miles888 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 12:30 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 1:30 PM1747 km1086 miles943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 1:30 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:30 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmEast-northeast ENE
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