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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 areas 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 1:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 21° 55' West

The ground speed is currently 459.97 meters/second, 1655.9 kilometres/hour, 1028.9 miles/hour or 894.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1028.88 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.90 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° 17' West

The ground speed is currently 446.52 meters/second, 1607.5 kilometres/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 868.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"998.77 miWest0° 12' 00.0"13.74 miNorth998.95 mi
24 hours12° 52' 14.9"889.16 miEast4° 47' 18.6"329.01 miNorth948.86 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Sat 1:40 PM829 km515 miles448 nmEast E
RecifeSat 10:40 AM1433 km891 miles774 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 10:40 AM1885 km1172 miles1018 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 10:40 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 1:40 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSat 1:40 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSat 1:40 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 1:40 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSat 1:40 PM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSat 1:40 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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