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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.68 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"1010.29 miwest0° 00' 50.7"0.97 minorth1010.32 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 38' North
Longitude: 29° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.07 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.0 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' 35.0"1000.04 miwest0° 11' 05.0"12.69 minorth999.96 mi
24 hours11° 18' 12.0"778.16 mieast4° 12' 56.3"289.72 minorth827.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:44 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanWed 12:44 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 12:44 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth N
São ToméWed 12:44 PM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 12:44 PM2230 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:44 PM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaWed 1:44 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmEast E
LomeWed 12:44 PM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 1:44 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoWed 1:44 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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