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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 13:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' South, Longitude: 17° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.32 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"1011.73 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.76 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.4"0.80 miwest0° 20' 36.8"23.62 minorth23.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 57' North, Longitude: 30° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.64 meters/second, 1593.5 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.5"990.08 miwest0° 09' 50.4"11.27 minorth989.89 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.7"766.78 mieast3° 38' 49.4"250.71 minorth802.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 1:24 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeThu 10:24 AM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 10:24 AM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 1:24 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:24 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 10:24 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakryThu 1:24 PM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 1:24 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 1:24 PM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauThu 1:24 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmNorth N
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