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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 10' South, Longitude: 5° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.50 meters/second, 1632.6 km/hour, 1014.5 miles/hour or 881.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.91 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.91 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.4"1014.40 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 minorth1014.43 mi
24 hours0° 01' 04.0"1.20 miwest0° 20' 59.9"24.06 minorth24.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 29' North, Longitude: 65° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.89 meters/second, 1551.2 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.5"963.69 miwest0° 06' 31.1"7.47 minorth963.45 mi
24 hours11° 24' 21.3"756.71 mieast2° 13' 31.0"153.05 minorth767.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:34 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
São ToméSat 12:34 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:34 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:34 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 1:34 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmEast E
YamoussoukroSat 12:34 PM2099 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth N
MonroviaSat 12:34 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleSat 1:34 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
LomeSat 12:34 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSat 1:34 PM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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