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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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 7° 24' 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"959.70 miWest0° 00' 19.6"0.38 miNorth959.72 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.6"6.79 miEast0° 08' 04.4"9.26 miNorth11.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 70° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.81 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 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' 13.3"949.95 miWest0° 06' 55.1"7.93 miSouth949.68 mi
24 hours14° 16' 18.7"940.18 miEast2° 12' 44.9"152.17 miSouth946.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:36 PM728 km453 miles393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Mon 2:36 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmEast E
LuandaMon 1:36 PM2662 km1654 miles1438 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape TownMon 2:36 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 12:36 PM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 12:36 PM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 1:36 PM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaMon 1:36 PM3155 km1960 miles1703 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 1:36 PM3157 km1961 miles1704 nmNortheast NE
AccraMon 12:36 PM3179 km1975 miles1717 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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