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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 14' South
Longitude: 4° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.30 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.6"973.47 miwest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 minorth973.49 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.5"4.77 mieast0° 12' 58.6"14.88 minorth15.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 51' North
Longitude: 86° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.65 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.8"972.14 miwest0° 07' 38.5"8.76 minorth971.89 mi
24 hours11° 09' 57.0"746.70 mieast2° 42' 49.5"186.62 minorth764.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:26 PM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Sat 2:26 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmEast E
LuandaSat 1:26 PM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:26 PM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 2:26 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleSat 1:26 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaSat 1:26 PM2740 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:26 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:26 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:26 PM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmNorth N
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