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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: 19° 58' 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"1013.04 miwest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 minorth1013.07 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.6"1.00 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° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.78 meters/second, 1572.4 km/hour, 977.1 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 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.9"976.86 miwest0° 08' 16.2"9.47 minorth976.62 mi
24 hours11° 18' 13.8"759.98 mieast2° 57' 53.7"203.85 minorth781.91 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 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeFri 10:34 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:34 AM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:34 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaFri 1:34 PM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:34 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:34 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 1:34 PM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 1:34 PM2684 km1668 miles1450 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:34 AM2716 km1688 miles1466 nmWest-southwest WSW
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