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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 12:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' South, Longitude: 5° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.91 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"1013.05 miwest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 minorth1013.08 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.0"1.00 miwest0° 20' 48.4"23.84 minorth23.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 29' North, Longitude: 53° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.03 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"977.47 miwest0° 08' 20.2"9.55 minorth977.23 mi
24 hours11° 18' 01.7"760.23 mieast2° 59' 37.1"205.84 minorth782.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:36 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
São ToméFri 12:36 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:36 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:36 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:36 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmEast E
YamoussoukroFri 12:36 PM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 12:36 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 12:36 PM2201 km1368 miles1188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 1:36 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 1:36 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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