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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 1:34:00 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 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' South, Longitude: 19° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 451.70 meters/second, 1626.1 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"1010.27 miWest0° 00' 50.8"0.97 miNorth1010.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 31.3"0.59 miWest0° 20' 24.5"23.38 miNorth23.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' North, Longitude: 17° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 446.96 meters/second, 1609.1 kilometres/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 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"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.0"999.72 miWest0° 11' 03.0"12.65 miNorth999.64 mi
24 hours11° 17' 58.8"777.65 miEast4° 11' 57.6"288.58 miNorth826.12 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
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Wed 1:34 PM839 km522 miles453 nmNortheast NE
JamestownWed 1:34 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeWed 10:34 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorWed 10:34 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 10:34 AM2294 km1426 miles1239 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 1:34 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:34 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 1:34 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 11:34 AM2682 km1667 miles1448 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanWed 1:34 PM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmNortheast NE

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