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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 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 12' South
Longitude: 2° 44' 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"1010.27 miwest0° 00' 50.7"0.97 minorth1010.30 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 34' North
Longitude: 33° 55' 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"1000.13 miwest0° 11' 05.8"12.71 minorth1000.06 mi
24 hours11° 18' 17.7"778.35 mieast4° 13' 20.3"290.18 minorth827.41 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 PM441 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaWed 1:24 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 12:24 PM1825 km1134 miles985 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleWed 1:24 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 12:24 PM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:24 PM2091 km1300 miles1129 nmNorth N
LomeWed 12:24 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 1:24 PM2212 km1375 miles1194 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 1:24 PM2212 km1375 miles1195 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroWed 12:24 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth N
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