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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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' South, Longitude: 5° 28' 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' 48.4"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° 50' 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"977.42 miWest0° 08' 20.2"9.55 miNorth977.18 mi
24 hours11° 18' 01.6"760.18 miEast2° 59' 39.1"205.86 miNorth782.63 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 PM379 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
São ToméFri 12:36 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:36 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:36 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:36 PM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmEast E
YamoussoukroFri 12:36 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 12:36 PM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleFri 1:36 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 12:36 PM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 1:36 PM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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