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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

UTC time = Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:36:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 18' 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"973.41 miWest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 miNorth973.44 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° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.62 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' 16.7"971.99 miWest0° 07' 37.8"8.74 miNorth971.74 mi
24 hours11° 10' 00.9"746.66 miEast2° 42' 33.4"186.29 miNorth764.73 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 PM480 km299 miles259 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Sat 2:36 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmEast E
LuandaSat 1:36 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:36 PM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSat 12:36 PM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:36 PM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSat 2:36 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmSoutheast SE
AccraSat 12:36 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 1:36 PM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:36 PM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmNortheast NE

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