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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.

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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° 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"1013.06 miwest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 minorth1013.09 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° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.99 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 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"977.40 miwest0° 08' 19.6"9.54 minorth977.16 mi
24 hours11° 18' 03.5"760.20 mieast2° 59' 22.7"205.56 minorth782.57 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 PM437 km271 miles236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanFri 12:44 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:44 PM2109 km1311 miles1139 nmNorth N
São ToméFri 12:44 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:44 PM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:44 PM2164 km1345 miles1168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeFri 12:44 PM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:44 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmEast E
LibrevilleFri 1:44 PM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 1:44 PM2394 km1487 miles1293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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