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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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 45' South, Longitude: 5° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.77 meters/second, 1640.8 km/hour, 1019.5 miles/hour or 885.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.1"1019.49 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.52 mi
24 hours0° 01' 45.1"1.99 miwest0° 21' 41.6"24.85 minorth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 121° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.40 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.3"942.41 miwest0° 02' 10.4"2.49 misouth942.52 mi
24 hours11° 38' 35.6"756.09 mieast1° 18' 01.2"89.45 misouth764.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaWed 12:52 PM912 km567 miles492 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaWed 12:52 PM966 km600 miles521 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireWed 12:52 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNortheast NE
LubangoWed 12:52 PM1016 km631 miles548 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméWed 11:52 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorth N
JamestownWed 11:52 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmWest-southwest WSW
LibrevilleWed 12:52 PM1322 km821 miles714 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 12:52 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 12:52 PM1329 km826 miles717 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboWed 12:52 PM1655 km1028 miles893 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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