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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, January 19, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 3° 48' West

The ground speed is currently 435.30 meters/second, 1567.1 kilometres/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"973.40 miWest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 miNorth973.43 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.5"4.77 miEast0° 12' 58.4"14.88 miNorth15.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' North, Longitude: 87° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 434.66 meters/second, 1564.8 kilometres/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.20 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.8"972.08 miWest0° 07' 38.5"8.76 miNorth971.84 mi
24 hours11° 09' 56.5"746.65 miEast2° 42' 51.5"186.64 miNorth764.81 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:26 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Sat 2:26 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmEast E
LuandaSat 1:26 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:26 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 2:26 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleSat 1:26 PM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 1:26 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:26 PM2719 km1690 miles1468 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:26 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:26 PM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmNorth N

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