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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 9° 42' 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"1028.92 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.94 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.1"3.39 miwest0° 22' 53.0"26.21 minorth26.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' South, Longitude: 8° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.44 meters/second, 1607.2 km/hour, 998.7 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 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.7"998.65 miwest0° 11' 59.6"13.74 minorth998.84 mi
24 hours12° 52' 52.3"889.81 mieast4° 47' 27.0"329.19 minorth949.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:50 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonroviaSat 12:50 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:50 PM1551 km964 miles837 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:50 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 12:50 PM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 12:50 PM1810 km1125 miles978 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ConakrySat 12:50 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSat 12:50 PM1934 km1201 miles1044 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 12:50 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoSat 1:50 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
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