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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, February 3, 2013 at 12:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 12:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' South, Longitude: 10° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.11 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.59 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.1"995.45 miWest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 miNorth995.48 mi
24 hours0° 01' 25.1"1.57 miEast0° 17' 56.2"20.56 miNorth20.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 47' South, Longitude: 106° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.85 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.95 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 26' 48.7"956.79 miWest0° 07' 23.1"8.46 miSouth956.52 mi
24 hours13° 35' 11.7"899.84 miEast2° 27' 54.4"169.54 miSouth909.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:56 PM518 km322 miles280 nmEast E
AbidjanSun 12:56 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 12:56 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSun 12:56 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 12:56 PM2648 km1646 miles1430 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 12:56 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 1:56 PM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownSun 12:56 PM2766 km1718 miles1493 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:56 PM2806 km1743 miles1515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:56 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmNortheast NE

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