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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 = Monday, February 4, 2013 at 12:26:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' South, Longitude: 3° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.77 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.62 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"996.93 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miNorth996.97 mi
24 hours0° 01' 13.5"1.36 miEast0° 18' 12.6"20.87 miNorth20.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' South, Longitude: 85° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.28 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.71 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.8"942.06 miWest0° 04' 47.4"5.49 miSouth941.85 mi
24 hours14° 07' 57.2"923.22 miEast1° 19' 27.2"91.09 miSouth923.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:26 PM290 km180 miles156 nmWest W
LuandaMon 1:26 PM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 12:26 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Mon 2:26 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleMon 1:26 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 12:26 PM2370 km1472 miles1279 nmNorth N
KinshasaMon 1:26 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleMon 1:26 PM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraMon 12:26 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmNorth N
LoméMon 12:26 PM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmNorth N

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