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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 7° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.96 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"1028.91 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.93 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: 6° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.43 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' 24.3"998.62 miwest0° 11' 59.5"13.73 minorth998.80 mi
24 hours12° 53' 00.0"889.93 mieast4° 47' 28.6"329.22 minorth949.78 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 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth S
AbidjanSat 12:40 PM1460 km907 miles789 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM1597 km993 miles862 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:40 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 12:40 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSat 12:40 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:40 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 1:40 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNortheast NE
LagosSat 1:40 PM1936 km1203 miles1046 nmNortheast NE
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