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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' South, Longitude: 4° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.35 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"1029.79 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 minorth1029.81 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° 12' 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' 10.2"1000.50 miwest0° 11' 49.7"13.55 minorth1000.54 mi
24 hours12° 37' 04.7"872.48 mieast4° 34' 51.7"314.79 minorth925.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:30 PM980 km609 miles529 nmSouth S
AbidjanSun 12:30 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:30 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 12:30 PM1518 km943 miles819 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroSun 12:30 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:30 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 12:30 PM1631 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSun 1:30 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSun 1:30 PM1749 km1087 miles945 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:30 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmEast-northeast ENE
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