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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 11:44:00 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 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 7° 33' 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"1011.56 miWest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 miNorth1011.59 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° 40' North, Longitude: 55° 11' 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"990.83 miWest0° 09' 56.3"11.38 miNorth990.65 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.8"767.35 miEast3° 41' 25.4"253.66 miNorth803.68 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 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 12:44 PM765 km476 miles413 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 12:44 PM889 km553 miles480 nmEast E
CabindaThu 12:44 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeThu 12:44 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireThu 12:44 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:44 PM1274 km791 miles688 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 12:44 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 11:44 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth N
JamestownThu 11:44 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmWest-southwest WSW

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