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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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' South, Longitude: 6° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.90 meters/second, 1569.3 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.25 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.1"974.83 miwest0° 00' 32.9"0.63 minorth974.86 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.9"4.57 mieast0° 13' 21.0"15.31 minorth15.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' North, Longitude: 95° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.7"958.31 miwest0° 05' 48.0"6.65 minorth958.07 mi
24 hours11° 21' 20.8"748.98 mieast1° 56' 05.1"133.08 minorth756.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:36 PM460 km286 miles248 nmNorth N
LuandaSun 1:36 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 2:36 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmEast E
São ToméSun 12:36 PM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:36 PM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 1:36 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 2:36 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmSoutheast SE
AccraSun 12:36 PM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 1:36 PM2933 km1823 miles1584 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSun 1:36 PM2935 km1824 miles1585 nmEast-northeast ENE
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