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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 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' South, Longitude: 22° 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"1028.95 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.97 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 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 20° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.53 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 868.0 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' 26.5"998.84 miwest0° 12' 00.0"13.74 minorth999.02 mi
24 hours12° 52' 13.9"889.21 mieast4° 47' 18.5"329.03 minorth948.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 10:40 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 10:40 AM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 10:40 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 1:40 PM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSat 1:40 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSat 1:40 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 1:40 PM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSat 1:40 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSat 1:40 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 1:40 PM2455 km1526 miles1326 nmNortheast NE
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