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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 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).

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

The ground speed is currently 451.67 meters/second, 1626.0 kilometres/hour, 1010.4 miles/hour or 878.0 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' 01.1"1010.21 miWest0° 00' 50.7"0.97 miNorth1010.24 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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' North, Longitude: 31° 46' East

The ground speed is currently 447.09 meters/second, 1609.5 kilometres/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 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' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.8"1000.02 miWest0° 11' 05.5"12.70 miNorth999.94 mi
24 hours11° 18' 15.1"778.21 miEast4° 13' 09.6"289.96 miNorth827.19 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
JamestownWed 12:34 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméWed 12:34 PM1975 km1227 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
LuandaWed 1:34 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanWed 12:34 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:34 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 1:34 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 12:34 PM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmNorth N
LoméWed 12:34 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 12:34 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoWed 1:34 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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