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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 12:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 45' South, Longitude: 0° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.78 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"1019.51 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.54 mi
24 hours0° 01' 45.3"1.99 miwest0° 21' 41.7"24.85 minorth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 116° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.43 meters/second, 1517.2 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' 50.5"942.48 miwest0° 02' 12.2"2.53 misouth942.60 mi
24 hours11° 38' 33.0"756.11 mieast1° 18' 45.9"90.30 misouth764.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:12 PM855 km531 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméWed 12:12 PM1427 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaWed 1:12 PM1451 km901 miles783 nmEast E
LibrevilleWed 1:12 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 12:12 PM1803 km1120 miles973 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleWed 1:12 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaWed 1:12 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanWed 12:12 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboWed 1:12 PM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeWed 12:12 PM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth N
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