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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 12:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' South, Longitude: 9° 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"972.16 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.18 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.9"4.97 mieast0° 12' 36.0"14.45 minorth15.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 30' North, Longitude: 70° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.71 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 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"985.75 miwest0° 09' 11.9"10.54 minorth985.54 mi
24 hours11° 01' 58.1"747.92 mieast3° 23' 07.7"232.75 minorth778.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:46 PM618 km384 miles333 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 1:46 PM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 2:46 PM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmEast E
São ToméFri 12:46 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:46 PM2904 km1804 miles1568 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:46 PM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:46 PM3036 km1887 miles1639 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:46 PM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:46 PM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownFri 2:46 PM3099 km1926 miles1673 nmSoutheast SE
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