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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 12:54:00 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 12:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' South, Longitude: 9° 57' 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"1011.63 miWest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 miNorth1011.66 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.1"0.79 miWest0° 20' 36.5"23.61 miNorth23.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' North, Longitude: 38° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.75 meters/second, 1593.9 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.6 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' 51.3"990.27 miWest0° 09' 52.2"11.31 miNorth990.08 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.3"766.91 miEast3° 39' 37.7"251.61 miNorth802.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:54 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanThu 12:54 PM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:54 PM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 12:54 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 12:54 PM2303 km1431 miles1243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 12:54 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 12:54 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNorth N
LomeThu 12:54 PM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 12:54 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth N
Porto NovoThu 1:54 PM2551 km1585 miles1378 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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