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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 1:24:00 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 13:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' South, Longitude: 17° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.31 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"1011.66 miWest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 miNorth1011.68 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° 58' 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"990.02 miWest0° 09' 50.5"11.27 miNorth989.83 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.7"766.73 miEast3° 38' 51.1"250.72 miNorth802.12 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 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeThu 10:24 AM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaThu 1:24 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorThu 10:24 AM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmWest W
FreetownThu 1:24 PM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 1:24 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:24 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmNorth N
FortalezaThu 10:24 AM2527 km1570 miles1365 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroThu 1:24 PM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauThu 1:24 PM2740 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth N

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