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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 5° 11' 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"959.76 miwest0° 00' 19.6"0.38 minorth959.78 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° 46' 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' 14.0"950.13 miwest0° 06' 56.1"7.95 misouth949.85 mi
24 hours14° 16' 02.8"940.04 mieast2° 13' 11.5"152.69 misouth946.36 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 PM709 km440 miles383 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Mon 2:26 PM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmEast E
LuandaMon 1:26 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownMon 2:26 PM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméMon 12:26 PM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 1:26 PM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaMon 1:26 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 1:26 PM2975 km1849 miles1606 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 12:26 PM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmNorth N
AccraMon 12:26 PM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmNorth N
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