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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' South, Longitude: 7° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.35 meters/second, 1657.3 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"26.33 minorth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 43' North, Longitude: 6° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.26 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' 10.4"1000.49 miwest0° 11' 49.4"13.54 minorth1000.53 mi
24 hours12° 36' 58.9"872.36 mieast4° 34' 42.8"314.62 minorth925.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:40 PM989 km614 miles534 nmSouth S
AbidjanSun 12:40 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 12:40 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroSun 12:40 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:40 PM1604 km996 miles866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeSun 12:40 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 12:40 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownSun 12:40 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSun 1:40 PM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmNortheast NE
LagosSun 1:40 PM1907 km1185 miles1029 nmNortheast NE
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