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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 = Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:16:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 19' South, Longitude: 2° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.19 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.8"959.68 miWest0° 00' 19.5"0.38 miNorth959.70 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.7"6.79 miEast0° 08' 04.0"9.25 miNorth11.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 66° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.91 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.84 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miSouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.9"950.19 miWest0° 06' 57.3"7.97 miSouth949.92 mi
24 hours14° 15' 42.6"939.72 miEast2° 13' 44.9"153.32 miSouth946.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:16 PM788 km490 miles425 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Mon 2:16 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmEast E
LuandaMon 1:16 PM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownMon 2:16 PM2410 km1497 miles1301 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméMon 12:16 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 1:16 PM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 1:16 PM2761 km1715 miles1491 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 1:16 PM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneMon 2:16 PM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmEast E
AbidjanMon 12:16 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmNorth N

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