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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: 4° 59' 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"1014.33 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 minorth1014.36 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° 37' 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"16.06 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.5"963.64 miwest0° 06' 31.2"7.47 minorth963.40 mi
24 hours11° 24' 21.1"756.66 mieast2° 13' 33.2"153.08 minorth767.54 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 PM423 km263 miles229 nmSouth S
São ToméSat 12:34 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:34 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth N
LuandaSat 1:34 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmEast E
AccraSat 12:34 PM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:34 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:34 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNortheast NE
LomeSat 12:34 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 12:34 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 1:34 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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