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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 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' South, Longitude: 17° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.97 meters/second, 1655.9 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"1028.94 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.96 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.2"3.40 miwest0° 22' 53.2"26.21 minorth26.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 57' South, Longitude: 15° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 25.7"998.77 miwest0° 11' 59.9"13.74 minorth998.95 mi
24 hours12° 52' 29.3"889.45 mieast4° 47' 22.0"329.10 minorth949.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 1:20 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaSat 1:20 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 1:20 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 1:20 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSat 10:20 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmWest W
AbidjanSat 1:20 PM2036 km1265 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 1:20 PM2062 km1282 miles1114 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 1:20 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth N
BanjulSat 1:20 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmNorth N
AccraSat 1:20 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmNortheast NE
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