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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 06' South
Longitude: 19° 45' 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"1029.82 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.09 minorth1029.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.5"3.54 miwest0° 22' 59.2"26.33 minorth26.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 53' North
Longitude: 5° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.24 meters/second, 1610.0 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 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 11.8"1000.43 miwest0° 11' 48.3"13.52 minorth1000.46 mi
24 hours12° 36' 31.0"871.74 mieast4° 33' 57.8"313.76 minorth924.55 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 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 1:30 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSun 1:30 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownSun 1:30 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 1:30 PM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 10:30 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmWest W
BissauSun 1:30 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorSun 10:30 AM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanSun 1:30 PM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 1:30 PM2225 km1383 miles1201 nmNortheast NE
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