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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 11:34:00 AM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 13' South, Longitude: 10° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 451.65 meters/second, 1625.9 kilometres/hour, 1010.3 miles/hour or 877.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.84 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.84 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.9"1010.15 miWest0° 00' 50.7"0.97 miNorth1010.18 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.5"0.57 miWest0° 20' 23.4"23.36 miNorth23.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' North, Longitude: 46° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 447.22 meters/second, 1610.0 kilometres/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.7"1000.31 miWest0° 11' 07.9"12.75 miNorth1000.24 mi
24 hours11° 18' 32.3"778.78 miEast4° 14' 20.7"291.31 miNorth828.27 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 12:34 PM417 km259 miles225 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaWed 12:34 PM596 km370 miles322 nmNortheast NE
HuamboWed 12:34 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast E
Opuwo *Wed 1:34 PM673 km418 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeWed 12:34 PM797 km495 miles430 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeWed 12:34 PM827 km514 miles447 nmNortheast NE
MenongueWed 12:34 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-southeast ESE
CabindaWed 12:34 PM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireWed 12:34 PM953 km592 miles515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 12:34 PM1140 km708 miles616 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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