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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 12:24:00 PM.

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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 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' South, Longitude: 2° 27' 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"1011.60 miWest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 miNorth1011.63 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.0"0.79 miWest0° 20' 36.2"23.61 miNorth23.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 47' North, Longitude: 45° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.86 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.6 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"990.51 miWest0° 09' 54.0"11.34 miNorth990.33 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.9"767.10 miEast3° 40' 24.1"252.49 miNorth803.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:24 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaThu 1:24 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 12:24 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 1:24 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:24 PM2018 km1254 miles1089 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:24 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNorth N
LoméThu 12:24 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 1:24 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 1:24 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroThu 12:24 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth N

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