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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 58' South
Longitude: 6° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.74 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.54 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"992.45 miwest0° 00' 43.0"0.82 minorth992.48 mi
24 hours0° 01' 49.0"2.01 mieast0° 17' 21.4"19.89 minorth19.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 17' South
Longitude: 127° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.58 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 59.0"989.91 miwest0° 10' 45.0"12.32 misouth989.73 mi
24 hours12° 16' 51.5"838.45 mieast4° 03' 56.4"279.47 misouth878.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:40 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 1:40 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:40 PM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 2:40 PM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraFri 12:40 PM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:40 PM2626 km1631 miles1418 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:40 PM2705 km1681 miles1460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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