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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° 46' 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' 02.5"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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 29' North, Longitude: 64° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.88 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 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.5"963.68 miwest0° 06' 31.0"7.47 minorth963.43 mi
24 hours11° 24' 21.9"756.70 mieast2° 13' 26.9"152.97 minorth767.57 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 PM416 km259 miles225 nmSouth S
AbidjanSat 12:36 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth N
São ToméSat 12:36 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNortheast NE
AccraSat 12:36 PM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:36 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth N
LuandaSat 1:36 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmEast E
MonroviaSat 12:36 PM2119 km1316 miles1144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSat 12:36 PM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:36 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoSat 1:36 PM2262 km1406 miles1221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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