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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 34' South, Longitude: 3° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.45 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"964.81 miwest0° 00' 25.0"0.48 minorth964.84 mi
24 hours0° 05' 39.1"6.06 mieast0° 10' 12.1"11.70 minorth13.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' South, Longitude: 5° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.76 meters/second, 1550.7 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.7"963.47 miwest0° 09' 18.0"10.66 minorth963.88 mi
24 hours13° 22' 30.2"893.29 mieast4° 04' 50.7"280.55 minorth943.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:20 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Sat 2:20 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmEast E
LuandaSat 1:20 PM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSat 2:20 PM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméSat 12:20 PM2651 km1647 miles1432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 1:20 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:20 PM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSat 1:20 PM2790 km1734 miles1506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSat 12:20 PM2975 km1849 miles1606 nmNorth N
GaboroneSat 2:20 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmEast-southeast ESE
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