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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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' South, Longitude: 6° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.57 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.9 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.17 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.3"969.57 miwest0° 00' 29.0"0.56 minorth969.60 mi
24 hours0° 04' 58.0"5.36 mieast0° 11' 49.4"13.56 minorth14.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 06' North, Longitude: 51° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.3"1003.80 miwest0° 11' 27.1"13.12 minorth1003.79 mi
24 hours11° 07' 12.8"768.13 mieast4° 24' 44.8"303.22 minorth823.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:34 PM548 km340 miles296 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Wed 2:34 PM2428 km1508 miles1311 nmEast E
LuandaWed 1:34 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 12:34 PM2740 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 2:34 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanWed 12:34 PM2905 km1805 miles1568 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 1:34 PM2909 km1808 miles1571 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaWed 1:34 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 1:34 PM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 12:34 PM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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