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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 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' South, Longitude: 19° 57' 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' 01.5"1011.66 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.5"0.80 miwest0° 20' 36.9"23.62 minorth23.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 59' North, Longitude: 28° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.61 meters/second, 1593.4 km/hour, 990.1 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"989.94 miwest0° 09' 49.9"11.26 minorth989.75 mi
24 hours11° 15' 12.0"766.67 mieast3° 38' 35.7"250.42 minorth801.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 1:34 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeThu 10:34 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 10:34 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 10:34 AM2283 km1418 miles1233 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaThu 1:34 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:34 PM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:34 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 1:34 PM2672 km1661 miles1443 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 11:34 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroThu 1:34 PM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmNortheast NE
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