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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 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 45' South, Longitude: 2° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.77 meters/second, 1640.8 km/hour, 1019.5 miles/hour or 886.0 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"1019.50 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.53 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 119° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.42 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 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"942.45 miwest0° 02' 11.3"2.51 misouth942.56 mi
24 hours11° 38' 34.3"756.10 mieast1° 18' 23.5"89.88 misouth764.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:02 PM1071 km666 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaWed 1:02 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmEast E
São ToméWed 12:02 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 1:02 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 1:02 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 1:02 PM1568 km974 miles846 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboWed 1:02 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraWed 12:02 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorth N
LomeWed 12:02 PM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmNorth N
YaoundéWed 1:02 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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