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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 = Sunday, January 20, 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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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° 13' 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"974.76 miWest0° 00' 32.9"0.63 miNorth974.79 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° 34' North, Longitude: 95° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.50 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"15.97 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.9"958.25 miWest0° 05' 48.1"6.65 miNorth958.02 mi
24 hours11° 21' 20.2"748.93 miEast1° 56' 07.4"133.11 miNorth756.58 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 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
LuandaSun 1:36 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 2:36 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmEast E
São ToméSun 12:36 PM2658 km1651 miles1435 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 12:36 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 1:36 PM2832 km1759 miles1529 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 2:36 PM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmSoutheast SE
AccraSun 12:36 PM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 1:36 PM2909 km1808 miles1571 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 1:36 PM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmNortheast NE

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