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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 parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:34:00 AM.

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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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 10° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.27 meters/second, 1628.2 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"1011.55 miWest0° 00' 51.2"0.98 miNorth1011.58 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 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 39' North, Longitude: 57° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 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' 51.0"990.91 miWest0° 09' 56.8"11.39 miNorth990.73 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.7"767.41 miEast3° 41' 40.9"253.96 miNorth803.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 12:34 PM436 km271 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 12:34 PM566 km352 miles306 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 12:34 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast E
MalanjeThu 12:34 PM780 km485 miles421 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeThu 12:34 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNortheast NE
CabindaThu 12:34 PM842 km523 miles455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MenongueThu 12:34 PM851 km529 miles460 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pointe-NoireThu 12:34 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieThu 12:34 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:34 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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