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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 = Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 12:34:00 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).

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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° 01' 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"1016.63 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1016.66 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: 148° 57' 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"1001.52 miWest0° 09' 54.7"11.35 miSouth1001.45 mi
24 hours11° 09' 27.0"768.39 miEast3° 51' 08.3"264.73 miSouth809.87 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 PM490 km304 miles265 nmSouth S
São ToméTue 12:34 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 12:34 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth N
AccraTue 12:34 PM1964 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaTue 1:34 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmEast E
YamoussoukroTue 12:34 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth N
LoméTue 12:34 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 1:34 PM2075 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 12:34 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoTue 1:34 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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