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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 = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:20:00 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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' South, Longitude: 1° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.34 meters/second, 1657.2 km/hour, 1029.8 miles/hour or 894.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.5"1029.71 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miNorth1029.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.1"3.53 miWest0° 22' 58.9"26.32 miNorth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' North, Longitude: 11° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.9"1000.45 miWest0° 11' 49.9"13.55 miNorth1000.49 mi
24 hours12° 37' 10.9"872.55 miEast4° 35' 01.5"314.95 miNorth925.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:20 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméSun 12:20 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:20 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:20 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmNorth N
LoméSun 12:20 PM1507 km937 miles814 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:20 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroSun 12:20 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSun 1:20 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSun 1:20 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 1:20 PM1686 km1047 miles910 nmEast E

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