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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° 26' 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"1019.44 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.46 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: 117° 10' 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"942.41 miwest0° 02' 12.2"2.53 misouth942.53 mi
24 hours11° 38' 33.0"756.05 mieast1° 18' 43.3"90.25 misouth764.50 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 PM878 km545 miles474 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméWed 12:12 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaWed 1:12 PM1420 km883 miles767 nmEast E
LibrevilleWed 1:12 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 1:12 PM1789 km1111 miles966 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaWed 1:12 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraWed 12:12 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 12:12 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboWed 1:12 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeWed 12:12 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth N
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