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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 24' South
Longitude: 2° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.31 meters/second, 1642.7 km/hour, 1020.7 miles/hour or 887.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.6"1020.71 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.74 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.8"2.17 miwest0° 21' 51.2"25.03 minorth25.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 52' North
Longitude: 130° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.89 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.4"950.24 miwest0° 04' 25.2"5.07 misouth950.46 mi
24 hours11° 33' 58.5"757.21 mieast2° 10' 26.8"149.53 misouth776.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:02 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaThu 1:02 PM1177 km732 miles636 nmEast E
São ToméThu 12:02 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:02 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 1:02 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 1:02 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 1:02 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 12:02 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNorth N
LomeThu 12:02 PM1834 km1139 miles990 nmNorth N
YaoundéThu 1:02 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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