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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 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 20° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.93 meters/second, 1630.5 km/hour, 1013.2 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"1013.11 miwest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 minorth1013.14 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.6"1.01 miwest0° 20' 48.8"23.85 minorth23.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' North, Longitude: 39° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.78 meters/second, 1572.4 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.9"976.92 miwest0° 08' 16.0"9.47 minorth976.68 mi
24 hours11° 18' 14.0"760.03 mieast2° 57' 51.5"203.83 minorth781.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 1:34 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeFri 10:34 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:34 AM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:34 AM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaFri 1:34 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:34 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:34 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 1:34 PM2666 km1657 miles1439 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:34 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroFri 1:34 PM2703 km1680 miles1460 nmNortheast NE
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