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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' South, Longitude: 5° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.71 meters/second, 1565.0 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"972.08 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.9"4.97 mieast0° 12' 35.8"14.44 minorth15.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 28' North, Longitude: 74° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.77 meters/second, 1586.8 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"985.80 miwest0° 09' 12.8"10.55 minorth985.59 mi
24 hours11° 01' 55.2"747.91 mieast3° 23' 28.4"233.13 minorth778.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:34 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 2:34 PM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmEast E
LuandaFri 1:34 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:34 PM2677 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 2:34 PM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleFri 1:34 PM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:34 PM2857 km1775 miles1542 nmNorth N
KinshasaFri 1:34 PM2906 km1805 miles1569 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 1:34 PM2907 km1807 miles1570 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 12:34 PM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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