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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 12:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 22' South
Longitude: 10° 49' 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"16.60 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.1"995.52 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth995.55 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 47' South
Longitude: 106° 30' 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' 48.6"956.85 miwest0° 07' 23.0"8.46 misouth956.57 mi
24 hours13° 35' 13.6"899.93 mieast2° 27' 51.5"169.49 misouth909.73 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 PM548 km340 miles296 nmEast E
MonroviaSun 12:56 PM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:56 PM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 12:56 PM2637 km1638 miles1424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 12:56 PM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 12:56 PM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 1:56 PM2740 km1703 miles1479 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownSun 12:56 PM2762 km1717 miles1492 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:56 PM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 12:56 PM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmNorth N
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