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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 12:46:00 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 12:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 8° 48' West

The ground speed is currently 435.31 meters/second, 1567.1 kilometres/hour, 973.8 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' 48.7"973.42 miWest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 miNorth973.44 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: 82° 11' East

The ground speed is currently 434.57 meters/second, 1564.5 kilometres/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 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' 16.4"971.89 miWest0° 07' 37.0"8.73 miNorth971.64 mi
24 hours11° 10' 05.1"746.66 miEast2° 42' 15.1"185.95 miNorth764.65 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 12:46 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 1:46 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 2:46 PM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmEast E
São ToméSat 12:46 PM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:46 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmNorth N
MonroviaSat 12:46 PM2944 km1830 miles1590 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:46 PM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:46 PM3016 km1874 miles1629 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:46 PM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSat 2:46 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmSoutheast SE

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