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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 33' South, Longitude: 5° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.53 meters/second, 1636.3 km/hour, 1016.8 miles/hour or 883.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.95 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.95 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.3"1016.71 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1016.73 mi
24 hours0° 01' 23.0"1.56 miwest0° 21' 18.9"24.42 minorth24.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 149° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.77 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.69 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 34.5"1001.59 miwest0° 09' 54.7"11.35 misouth1001.51 mi
24 hours11° 09' 28.0"768.46 mieast3° 51' 07.6"264.73 misouth809.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:34 PM486 km302 miles263 nmSouth S
São ToméTue 12:34 PM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 12:34 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNorth N
AccraTue 12:34 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroTue 12:34 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth N
LuandaTue 1:34 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmEast E
MonroviaTue 12:34 PM2068 km1285 miles1116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeTue 12:34 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 1:34 PM2099 km1304 miles1134 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoTue 1:34 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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