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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 12:40:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 6° 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"1028.84 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.86 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.0"3.39 miWest0° 22' 53.0"26.21 miNorth26.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' South, Longitude: 5° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.42 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' 24.2"998.54 miWest0° 11' 59.5"13.73 miNorth998.73 mi
24 hours12° 53' 01.0"889.89 miEast4° 47' 28.7"329.20 miNorth949.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:40 PM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth S
AbidjanSat 12:40 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM1588 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM1594 km990 miles860 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:40 PM1623 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 12:40 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSat 12:40 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSat 1:40 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 12:40 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosSat 1:40 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNortheast NE

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