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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 12:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 0° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.28 meters/second, 1628.2 km/hour, 1011.7 miles/hour or 879.2 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"1011.59 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 41.9"0.79 miwest0° 20' 36.2"23.60 minorth23.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' North, Longitude: 47° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.90 meters/second, 1594.4 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.51 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.1"990.59 miwest0° 09' 54.5"11.35 minorth990.41 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.8"767.16 mieast3° 40' 39.4"252.78 minorth803.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:14 PM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 1:14 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 12:14 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:14 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 1:14 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 1:14 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraThu 12:14 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 12:14 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboThu 1:14 PM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Thu 2:14 PM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmEast-southeast ESE
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