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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 12:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 9° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.31 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.8 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' 48.7"973.49 miwest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 minorth973.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.4"4.77 mieast0° 12' 58.8"14.88 minorth15.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' North, Longitude: 81° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.57 meters/second, 1564.4 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 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' 16.4"971.94 miwest0° 07' 36.9"8.73 minorth971.70 mi
24 hours11° 10' 05.6"746.72 mieast2° 42' 13.1"185.92 minorth764.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:46 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 1:46 PM2709 km1684 miles1463 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 2:46 PM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmEast E
São ToméSat 12:46 PM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:46 PM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 12:46 PM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:46 PM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:46 PM3021 km1877 miles1631 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:46 PM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSat 2:46 PM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmSoutheast SE
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