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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 12:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 7° 41' 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' 04.5"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: 71° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.80 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.7 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' 13.2"950.01 miwest0° 06' 55.0"7.93 misouth949.73 mi
24 hours14° 16' 20.7"940.27 mieast2° 12' 41.5"152.12 misouth946.51 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 PM736 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Mon 2:36 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmEast E
LuandaMon 1:36 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape TownMon 2:36 PM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 12:36 PM2953 km1835 miles1594 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 12:36 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 1:36 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaMon 1:36 PM3178 km1975 miles1716 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 1:36 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaMon 12:36 PM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmNorth N
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