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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 48' South, Longitude: 6° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.68 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"956.29 miwest0° 00' 14.9"0.29 minorth956.30 mi
24 hours0° 06' 51.0"7.29 mieast0° 06' 11.0"7.09 minorth10.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 18' South, Longitude: 22° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.82 meters/second, 1568.9 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 25' 21.2"974.75 miwest0° 09' 56.9"11.40 minorth975.13 mi
24 hours13° 30' 43.3"913.23 mieast4° 15' 54.6"293.14 minorth965.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:30 PM764 km475 miles412 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 2:30 PM2410 km1497 miles1301 nmEast E
LuandaFri 1:30 PM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape TownFri 2:30 PM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:30 PM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 1:30 PM3086 km1917 miles1666 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaFri 1:30 PM3102 km1928 miles1675 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 1:30 PM3105 km1929 miles1676 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:30 PM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:30 PM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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