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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 12:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 53' South
Longitude: 7° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.38 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.0 miles/hour or 830.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"955.68 miwest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 minorth955.69 mi
24 hours0° 06' 56.9"7.39 mieast0° 05' 44.0"6.58 minorth9.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 50' South
Longitude: 7° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.7"958.01 miwest0° 07' 42.4"8.84 minorth958.36 mi
24 hours14° 13' 12.9"946.43 mieast3° 32' 35.5"243.61 minorth984.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:32 PM788 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Thu 2:32 PM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmEast E
LuandaThu 1:32 PM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape TownThu 2:32 PM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 12:32 PM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 12:32 PM3141 km1951 miles1696 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 1:32 PM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 1:32 PM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 1:32 PM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmNortheast NE
AccraThu 12:32 PM3238 km2012 miles1748 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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