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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 12:44:00 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 12:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' South, Longitude: 7° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 451.68 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"1010.22 miWest0° 00' 50.7"0.97 miNorth1010.25 mi
24 hours0° 00' 31.0"0.58 miWest0° 20' 24.0"23.37 miNorth23.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' North, Longitude: 29° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 447.07 meters/second, 1609.5 kilometres/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.0 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' 35.0"999.97 miWest0° 11' 05.1"12.69 miNorth999.89 mi
24 hours11° 18' 12.4"778.12 miEast4° 12' 57.7"289.73 miNorth827.01 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 12:44 PM355 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Wed 12:44 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNorthwest NW
AbidjanWed 12:44 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth N
São ToméWed 12:44 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 12:44 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:44 PM2222 km1380 miles1200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 12:44 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorth N
LuandaWed 1:44 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmEast E
LoméWed 12:44 PM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 1:44 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmNortheast NE

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