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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 = Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 12:26:00 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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 26' South, Longitude: 5° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.81 meters/second, 1543.7 km/hour, 959.2 miles/hour or 833.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"958.81 miWest0° 00' 18.5"0.35 miNorth958.83 mi
24 hours0° 06' 28.9"6.91 miEast0° 07' 37.8"8.75 miNorth11.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 81° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.94 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.14 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.3"968.19 miWest0° 09' 11.7"10.54 miSouth967.91 mi
24 hours13° 28' 21.9"902.39 miEast3° 16' 18.7"224.98 miSouth923.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:26 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Sun 2:26 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmEast E
LuandaSun 1:26 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 2:26 PM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméSun 12:26 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 1:26 PM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 1:26 PM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 1:26 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 12:26 PM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:26 PM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmNorth N

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