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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 = Thursday, February 21, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 10° 24' South, Longitude: 2° 54' 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"1020.64 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miNorth1020.66 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 Latitude: 18° 53' North, Longitude: 131° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.88 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"950.16 miWest0° 04' 25.1"5.06 miSouth950.39 mi
24 hours11° 33' 58.7"757.16 miEast2° 10' 24.5"149.47 miSouth776.38 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 PM1116 km694 miles603 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaThu 1:02 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmEast E
São ToméThu 12:02 PM1260 km783 miles681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:02 PM1396 km868 miles754 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 1:02 PM1525 km948 miles824 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 1:02 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 1:02 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 12:02 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth N
LomeThu 12:02 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNorth N
YaoundéThu 1:02 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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