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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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' South, Longitude: 2° 45' 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"1013.04 miwest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 minorth1013.07 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.0"1.00 miwest0° 20' 48.3"23.84 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° 28' North, Longitude: 56° 29' 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"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.4"977.59 miwest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 minorth977.35 mi
24 hours11° 17' 59.3"760.27 mieast2° 59' 58.9"206.26 minorth782.82 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 PM495 km308 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméFri 12:24 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 1:24 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmEast-northeast ENE
LibrevilleFri 1:24 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:24 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:24 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:24 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:24 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNorth N
KinshasaFri 1:24 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 1:24 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmEast-northeast ENE
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