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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 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' South, Longitude: 5° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.29 meters/second, 1628.3 km/hour, 1011.8 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"1011.68 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.71 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.0"0.79 miwest0° 20' 36.4"23.61 minorth23.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 49' North, Longitude: 42° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.82 meters/second, 1594.2 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' 51.2"990.49 miwest0° 09' 53.3"11.33 minorth990.31 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.0"767.08 mieast3° 40' 06.9"252.18 minorth802.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:34 PM344 km213 miles186 nmSouth S
São ToméThu 12:34 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:34 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth N
LuandaThu 1:34 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmEast E
AccraThu 12:34 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:34 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 1:34 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 12:34 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 12:34 PM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoThu 1:34 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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