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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

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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° 17' 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"958.88 miwest0° 00' 18.5"0.35 minorth958.89 mi
24 hours0° 06' 28.9"6.91 mieast0° 07' 37.8"8.75 minorth11.16 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: 82° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.93 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.4 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' 19.2"968.24 miwest0° 09' 11.6"10.53 misouth967.96 mi
24 hours13° 28' 24.3"902.49 mieast3° 16' 16.2"224.95 misouth923.16 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 PM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Sun 2:26 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmEast E
LuandaSun 1:26 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 2:26 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméSun 12:26 PM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:26 PM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaSun 1:26 PM2990 km1858 miles1615 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 1:26 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:26 PM3073 km1910 miles1659 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:26 PM3144 km1954 miles1698 nmNorth N
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