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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 26' South
Longitude: 6° 09' 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"972.15 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.9"4.97 mieast0° 12' 35.8"14.45 minorth15.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 28' North
Longitude: 73° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.76 meters/second, 1586.7 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"985.86 miwest0° 09' 12.7"10.55 minorth985.65 mi
24 hours11° 01' 55.4"747.96 mieast3° 23' 26.7"233.11 minorth778.74 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 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 2:34 PM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmEast E
LuandaFri 1:34 PM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:34 PM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 2:34 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanFri 12:34 PM2859 km1776 miles1544 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:34 PM2864 km1780 miles1546 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaFri 1:34 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 1:34 PM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 12:34 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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