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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: 4° 57' 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"1011.61 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.64 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: 43° 04' 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"990.43 miwest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 minorth990.25 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.0"767.04 mieast3° 40' 08.5"252.20 minorth802.90 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 PM349 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméThu 12:34 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:34 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth N
LuandaThu 1:34 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmEast E
AccraThu 12:34 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:34 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 12:34 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNorth N
LomeThu 12:34 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:34 PM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoThu 1:34 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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