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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 1, 2014 at 12:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 2° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.10 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"954.98 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 minorth954.99 mi
24 hours0° 07' 02.3"7.48 mieast0° 05' 16.3"6.05 minorth9.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 20' South, Longitude: 2° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.09 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.74 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 22' 30.6"943.95 miwest0° 04' 38.2"5.31 minorth944.17 mi
24 hours14° 48' 16.3"972.12 mieast2° 27' 29.3"169.04 minorth993.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:14 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Wed 2:14 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmEast E
LuandaWed 1:14 PM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownWed 2:14 PM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméWed 12:14 PM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 1:14 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 1:14 PM2827 km1757 miles1527 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleWed 1:14 PM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneWed 2:14 PM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmEast E
MaseruWed 2:14 PM3081 km1914 miles1663 nmEast-southeast ESE
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