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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 7° 16' 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"1011.63 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.66 mi
24 hours0° 00' 41.6"0.78 miwest0° 20' 35.8"23.60 minorth23.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 41' North, Longitude: 54° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.00 meters/second, 1594.8 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.1 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"990.89 miwest0° 09' 56.1"11.38 minorth990.71 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.8"767.39 mieast3° 41' 23.8"253.65 minorth803.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 12:44 PM710 km441 miles384 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 12:44 PM790 km491 miles427 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 12:44 PM920 km571 miles497 nmEast E
CabindaThu 12:44 PM973 km604 miles525 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 12:44 PM1295 km804 miles699 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 12:44 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmNortheast NE
JamestownThu 11:44 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
São ToméThu 11:44 AM1462 km908 miles789 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:44 PM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Thu 1:44 PM1496 km929 miles808 nmSoutheast SE
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