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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 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' South, Longitude: 2° 44' 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"1011.67 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.70 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° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.86 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 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"990.57 miwest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 minorth990.39 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.9"767.14 mieast3° 40' 22.3"252.48 minorth803.10 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 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméThu 12:24 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNortheast NE
LuandaThu 1:24 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmEast-northeast ENE
LibrevilleThu 1:24 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:24 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:24 PM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth N
LomeThu 12:24 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:24 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 1:24 PM2197 km1365 miles1187 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 1:24 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmEast-northeast ENE
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