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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.

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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° 44' 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"1011.69 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.72 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° 51' North, Longitude: 40° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.78 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"990.41 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 minorth990.22 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.2"767.02 mieast3° 39' 51.4"251.89 minorth802.78 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 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanThu 12:44 PM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:44 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 12:44 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 12:44 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:44 PM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeThu 12:44 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 1:44 PM2334 km1451 miles1261 nmEast E
LibrevilleThu 1:44 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoThu 1:44 PM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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