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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° 26' 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"1019.42 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.45 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: 122° 00' 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"942.34 miwest0° 02' 10.3"2.49 misouth942.45 mi
24 hours11° 38' 35.7"756.04 mieast1° 17' 58.8"89.40 misouth764.36 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 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaWed 12:52 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireWed 12:52 PM970 km603 miles524 nmNortheast NE
LubangoWed 12:52 PM989 km614 miles534 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméWed 11:52 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmNorth N
KinshasaWed 12:52 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 12:52 PM1303 km810 miles703 nmEast-northeast ENE
LibrevilleWed 12:52 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownWed 11:52 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalaboWed 12:52 PM1647 km1024 miles889 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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