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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 12:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' South, Longitude: 7° 28' 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"1012.99 miwest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 minorth1013.02 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.2"1.00 miwest0° 20' 48.4"23.84 minorth23.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 30' North, Longitude: 51° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.00 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.5 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"977.34 miwest0° 08' 19.6"9.54 minorth977.10 mi
24 hours11° 18' 03.2"760.15 mieast2° 59' 24.7"205.59 minorth782.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:44 PM422 km263 miles228 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanFri 12:44 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 12:44 PM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth N
São ToméFri 12:44 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:44 PM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:44 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeFri 12:44 PM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:44 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmEast E
LibrevilleFri 1:44 PM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 1:44 PM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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