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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 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 11' South
Longitude: 20° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.70 meters/second, 1626.1 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"1010.34 miwest0° 00' 50.8"0.97 minorth1010.37 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 47' North
Longitude: 16° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.96 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.0"999.79 miwest0° 11' 02.9"12.65 minorth999.70 mi
24 hours11° 17' 58.4"777.69 mieast4° 11' 56.3"288.58 minorth826.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 1:34 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeWed 10:34 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorWed 10:34 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 10:34 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 1:34 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:34 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 1:34 PM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 11:34 AM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanWed 1:34 PM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 1:34 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmNortheast NE
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