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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 = Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:24:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' South, Longitude: 2° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.90 meters/second, 1630.4 km/hour, 1013.1 miles/hour or 880.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.89 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.89 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"1012.97 miWest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 miNorth1013.00 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.0"0.99 miWest0° 20' 48.3"23.83 miNorth23.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 27' North, Longitude: 56° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.08 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.29 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.4"977.53 miWest0° 08' 21.1"9.57 miNorth977.29 mi
24 hours11° 17' 59.0"760.22 miEast3° 00' 01.0"206.28 miNorth782.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:24 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméFri 12:24 PM1747 km1086 miles943 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 1:24 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmEast-northeast ENE
LibrevilleFri 1:24 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:24 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:24 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:24 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 1:24 PM2156 km1339 miles1164 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 1:24 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroFri 12:24 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNorth N

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