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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 12:44:00 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 12:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' South, Longitude: 7° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.30 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"1011.62 miWest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 miNorth1011.65 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.1"0.79 miWest0° 20' 36.4"23.61 miNorth23.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 50' North, Longitude: 40° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.79 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 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"990.35 miWest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 miNorth990.16 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.2"766.97 miEast3° 39' 53.1"251.90 miNorth802.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:44 PM388 km241 miles210 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanThu 12:44 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 12:44 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 12:44 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:44 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:44 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth N
LuandaThu 1:44 PM2305 km1432 miles1244 nmEast E
LoméThu 12:44 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:44 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoThu 1:44 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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