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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' South, Longitude: 2° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.67 meters/second, 1626.0 km/hour, 1010.4 miles/hour or 878.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.84 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.84 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.1"1010.20 miwest0° 00' 50.7"0.97 minorth1010.23 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.9"0.58 miwest0° 20' 23.9"23.37 minorth23.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' North, Longitude: 34° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.11 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.7"1000.07 miwest0° 11' 05.9"12.71 minorth999.99 mi
24 hours11° 18' 17.9"778.31 mieast4° 13' 21.6"290.18 minorth827.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:24 PM464 km288 miles250 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaWed 1:24 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 12:24 PM1808 km1123 miles976 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleWed 1:24 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 12:24 PM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:24 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth N
LomeWed 12:24 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNorth N
KinshasaWed 1:24 PM2185 km1357 miles1180 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 1:24 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroWed 12:24 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth N
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