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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 1:30:00 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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' South, Longitude: 19° 25' 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"1028.87 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.89 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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' South, Longitude: 17° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.51 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' 26.1"998.73 miWest0° 12' 00.0"13.74 miNorth998.91 mi
24 hours12° 52' 22.5"889.28 miEast4° 47' 20.5"329.05 miNorth949.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 10:30 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest W
JamestownSat 1:30 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaSat 1:30 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 1:30 PM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 1:30 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 10:30 AM2157 km1340 miles1164 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 10:30 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauSat 1:30 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 1:30 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 1:30 PM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNortheast NE

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