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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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' South, Longitude: 2° 15' 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"1029.78 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 minorth1029.80 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.1"3.53 miwest0° 22' 59.0"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° 36' 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"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.9"1000.52 miwest0° 11' 49.9"13.55 minorth1000.56 mi
24 hours12° 37' 10.3"872.60 mieast4° 35' 00.5"314.96 minorth925.88 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 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméSun 12:20 PM1294 km804 miles698 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:20 PM1390 km864 miles750 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:20 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:20 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:20 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroSun 12:20 PM1578 km980 miles852 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSun 1:20 PM1599 km994 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSun 1:20 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 1:20 PM1716 km1067 miles927 nmEast E
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