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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

UTC time = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 1:30:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 06' South, Longitude: 19° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.36 meters/second, 1657.3 km/hour, 1029.8 miles/hour or 894.9 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"1029.75 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.09 miNorth1029.77 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.5"3.54 miWest0° 22' 59.2"26.33 miNorth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 53' North, Longitude: 5° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.24 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.4 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 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 11.7"1000.36 miWest0° 11' 48.3"13.52 miNorth1000.39 mi
24 hours12° 36' 31.7"871.70 miEast4° 33' 58.8"313.76 miNorth924.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 10:30 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 1:30 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 1:30 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownSun 1:30 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 1:30 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSun 1:30 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 10:30 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 10:30 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanSun 1:30 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 1:30 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmNortheast NE

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