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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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' South, Longitude: 2° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.76 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.6"979.00 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth979.03 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.6"3.95 mieast0° 14' 25.5"16.54 minorth17.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 138° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.73 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.5"938.65 miwest0° 00' 42.5"0.82 misouth938.68 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.4"758.38 mieast0° 43' 48.7"50.24 misouth761.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:02 PM921 km572 miles497 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Wed 2:02 PM1590 km988 miles858 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaWed 1:02 PM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaWed 1:02 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 1:02 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmNortheast NE
São ToméWed 12:02 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 2:02 PM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleWed 1:02 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneWed 2:02 PM2515 km1562 miles1358 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboWed 1:02 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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