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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 11:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 52' South
Longitude: 9° 46' 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"1011.62 miwest0° 00' 51.2"0.98 minorth1011.65 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 39' North
Longitude: 57° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.0 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"990.97 miwest0° 09' 56.8"11.39 minorth990.79 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.7"767.45 mieast3° 41' 39.0"253.94 minorth803.88 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 PM462 km287 miles250 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 12:34 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 12:34 PM648 km403 miles350 nmEast E
MalanjeThu 12:34 PM807 km501 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeThu 12:34 PM821 km510 miles444 nmNortheast NE
CabindaThu 12:34 PM851 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MenongueThu 12:34 PM881 km547 miles476 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pointe-NoireThu 12:34 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieThu 12:34 PM1010 km628 miles546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:34 PM1125 km699 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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