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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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 6° 34' 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"973.48 miwest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 minorth973.50 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.4"4.77 mieast0° 12' 58.6"14.88 minorth15.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' North, Longitude: 84° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.61 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.6"972.04 miwest0° 07' 37.6"8.74 minorth971.80 mi
24 hours11° 10' 01.3"746.71 mieast2° 42' 31.2"186.27 minorth764.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:36 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Sat 2:36 PM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmEast E
LuandaSat 1:36 PM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:36 PM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:36 PM2840 km1765 miles1533 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:36 PM2873 km1785 miles1552 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSat 2:36 PM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmSoutheast SE
AccraSat 12:36 PM2935 km1824 miles1585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 1:36 PM2953 km1835 miles1594 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:36 PM2955 km1836 miles1595 nmNortheast NE
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