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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 12:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 52' South
Longitude: 0° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.29 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"1011.66 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 41.9"0.79 miwest0° 20' 36.2"23.61 minorth23.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 46' North
Longitude: 47° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.89 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"990.65 miwest0° 09' 54.5"11.35 minorth990.47 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.8"767.21 mieast3° 40' 37.7"252.77 minorth803.25 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 PM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 1:14 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 12:14 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:14 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 1:14 PM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 1:14 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraThu 12:14 PM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 12:14 PM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboThu 1:14 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeThu 12:14 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth N
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