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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

UTC time = Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 12:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' South, Longitude: 2° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.22 meters/second, 1638.8 km/hour, 1018.3 miles/hour or 884.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.97 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.8"1018.19 miWest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 miNorth1018.22 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.1"1.79 miWest0° 21' 31.8"24.66 miNorth24.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 107° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.35 meters/second, 1513.2 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.9"939.98 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth939.97 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.1"755.48 miEast0° 23' 55.0"27.42 miSouth756.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:02 PM1079 km670 miles583 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaTue 1:02 PM1155 km717 miles623 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméTue 12:02 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 1:02 PM1462 km908 miles789 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 1:02 PM1555 km967 miles840 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleTue 1:02 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboTue 1:02 PM1766 km1097 miles954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 12:02 PM1875 km1165 miles1013 nmNorth N
YaoundéTue 1:02 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LoméTue 12:02 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth N

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