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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 = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' South, Longitude: 4° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 460.34 meters/second, 1657.2 kilometres/hour, 1029.8 miles/hour or 894.8 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"17.16 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.5"1029.72 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miNorth1029.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.2"3.53 miWest0° 22' 59.0"26.32 miNorth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 41' North, Longitude: 9° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 kilometres/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 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' 28.1"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.2"1000.44 miWest0° 11' 49.7"13.55 miNorth1000.48 mi
24 hours12° 37' 05.3"872.43 miEast4° 34' 52.5"314.79 miNorth925.65 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
JamestownSun 12:30 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
AbidjanSun 12:30 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:30 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 12:30 PM1492 km927 miles805 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroSun 12:30 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth N
LoméSun 12:30 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 12:30 PM1644 km1022 miles888 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSun 1:30 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSun 1:30 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:30 PM1755 km1090 miles947 nmEast-northeast ENE

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