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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 12:26:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 4° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.20 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"959.69 miWest0° 00' 19.6"0.38 miNorth959.71 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.6"6.79 miEast0° 08' 04.2"9.26 miNorth11.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' South, Longitude: 68° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.86 meters/second, 1529.5 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 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' 14.1"950.07 miWest0° 06' 56.2"7.95 miSouth949.80 mi
24 hours14° 16' 00.8"939.95 miEast2° 13' 14.9"152.75 miSouth946.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:26 PM712 km442 miles384 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Mon 2:26 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmEast E
LuandaMon 1:26 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownMon 2:26 PM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméMon 12:26 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 1:26 PM2951 km1833 miles1593 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 1:26 PM2953 km1835 miles1594 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 1:26 PM2955 km1836 miles1596 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 12:26 PM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth N
AccraMon 12:26 PM3123 km1941 miles1686 nmNorth N

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