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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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 52' South
Longitude: 12° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.26 meters/second, 1628.1 km/hour, 1011.7 miles/hour or 879.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.86 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"1011.61 miwest0° 00' 51.2"0.98 minorth1011.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 41.5"0.78 miwest0° 20' 35.8"23.60 minorth23.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 37' North
Longitude: 59° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.07 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.9"991.05 miwest0° 09' 57.4"11.40 minorth990.88 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.7"767.52 mieast3° 41' 54.4"254.23 minorth804.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 12:24 PM263 km163 miles142 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboThu 12:24 PM377 km234 miles204 nmEast E
LuandaThu 12:24 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeThu 12:24 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
MenongueThu 12:24 PM620 km386 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeThu 12:24 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CabindaThu 12:24 PM809 km503 miles437 nmNorth N
LuenaThu 12:24 PM841 km522 miles454 nmEast E
Pointe-NoireThu 12:24 PM896 km556 miles484 nmNorth N
DolisieThu 12:24 PM960 km596 miles518 nmNorth N
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