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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 13:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 44' South, Longitude: 12° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.79 meters/second, 1640.9 km/hour, 1019.6 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"1019.55 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.58 mi
24 hours0° 01' 45.7"1.99 miwest0° 21' 42.0"24.86 minorth24.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 104° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.52 meters/second, 1517.5 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.6"942.67 miwest0° 02' 17.0"2.62 misouth942.79 mi
24 hours11° 38' 26.2"756.13 mieast1° 20' 37.5"92.43 misouth764.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 1:02 PM919 km571 miles496 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaWed 1:02 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 1:02 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 1:02 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:02 PM2128 km1323 miles1149 nmNorth N
ConakryWed 1:02 PM2244 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth N
AccraWed 1:02 PM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNortheast NE
LomeWed 1:02 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNortheast NE
São ToméWed 1:02 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeWed 10:02 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest W
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