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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 12:34:00 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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' South, Longitude: 4° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.90 meters/second, 1630.5 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"1012.98 miWest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 miNorth1013.01 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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 29' North, Longitude: 54° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.04 meters/second, 1573.3 km/hour, 977.6 miles/hour or 849.5 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 miNorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.3"977.43 miWest0° 08' 20.4"9.56 miNorth977.20 mi
24 hours11° 18' 01.1"760.18 miEast2° 59' 42.7"205.93 miNorth782.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:34 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméFri 12:34 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:34 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth N
LuandaFri 1:34 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmEast E
AccraFri 12:34 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:34 PM2138 km1329 miles1154 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:34 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
LoméFri 12:34 PM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:34 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoFri 1:34 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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