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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 = Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 12:34:00 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 Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' South, Longitude: 4° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.04 meters/second, 1623.8 km/hour, 1009.0 miles/hour or 876.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.82 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.82 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1008.80 miWest0° 00' 50.2"0.96 miNorth1008.83 mi
24 hours0° 00' 19.5"0.37 miWest0° 20' 11.0"23.13 miNorth23.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 59' North, Longitude: 20° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.1"1003.93 miWest0° 11' 50.5"13.56 miNorth1003.99 mi
24 hours11° 29' 08.5"794.36 miEast4° 36' 35.7"316.75 miNorth853.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:34 PM278 km172 miles150 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméTue 12:34 PM2003 km1244 miles1081 nmNortheast NE
LuandaTue 1:34 PM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanTue 12:34 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth N
AccraTue 12:34 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 1:34 PM2212 km1375 miles1195 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroTue 12:34 PM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmNorth N
LomeTue 12:34 PM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 12:34 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoTue 1:34 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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