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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 = Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:26:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' South, Longitude: 3° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.71 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.21 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.3"972.07 miWest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 miNorth972.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.9"4.97 miEast0° 12' 35.7"14.44 miNorth15.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 27' North, Longitude: 76° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.80 meters/second, 1586.9 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.43 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.4"985.88 miWest0° 09' 13.3"10.56 miNorth985.66 mi
24 hours11° 01' 53.4"747.93 miEast3° 23' 41.1"233.37 miNorth778.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:26 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Fri 2:26 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmEast E
LuandaFri 1:26 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:26 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 2:26 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleFri 1:26 PM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 1:26 PM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 1:26 PM2740 km1703 miles1479 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:26 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:26 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorth N

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