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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: 6° 58' 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"1029.72 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 minorth1029.74 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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 43' North, Longitude: 7° 03' 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"1000.42 miwest0° 11' 49.5"13.54 minorth1000.46 mi
24 hours12° 36' 59.6"872.31 mieast4° 34' 43.8"314.62 minorth925.46 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 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
AbidjanSun 12:40 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 12:40 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroSun 12:40 PM1552 km965 miles838 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:40 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeSun 12:40 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 12:40 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoSun 1:40 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 12:40 PM1860 km1156 miles1005 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosSun 1:40 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNortheast NE
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