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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 12:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 10' South, Longitude: 5° 29' 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 29' North, Longitude: 65° 08' 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"963.62 miwest0° 06' 31.0"7.47 minorth963.38 mi
24 hours11° 24' 21.7"756.65 mieast2° 13' 29.1"153.00 minorth767.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:36 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouth S
São ToméSat 12:36 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:36 PM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:36 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 1:36 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmEast E
YamoussoukroSat 12:36 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth N
MonroviaSat 12:36 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSat 12:36 PM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:36 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoSat 1:36 PM2249 km1398 miles1215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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