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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 = Wednesday, February 20, 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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 45' South, Longitude: 2° 56' 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"1019.43 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.46 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° 35' 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"942.38 miWest0° 02' 11.2"2.51 miSouth942.49 mi
24 hours11° 38' 34.3"756.05 miEast1° 18' 21.1"89.82 miSouth764.43 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 PM1097 km682 miles592 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaWed 1:02 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmEast E
São ToméWed 12:02 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 1:02 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 1:02 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 1:02 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboWed 1:02 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraWed 12:02 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNorth N
YaoundéWed 1:02 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LoméWed 12:02 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth N

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