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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 12:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 48' South, Longitude: 7° 09' 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"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"956.36 miwest0° 00' 14.9"0.29 minorth956.37 mi
24 hours0° 06' 51.0"7.29 mieast0° 06' 11.1"7.10 minorth10.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 17' South, Longitude: 22° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.83 meters/second, 1569.0 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' 21.4"974.86 miwest0° 09' 57.2"11.40 minorth975.23 mi
24 hours13° 30' 37.7"913.22 mieast4° 15' 58.9"293.24 minorth965.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:32 PM775 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 2:32 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmEast E
LuandaFri 1:32 PM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape TownFri 2:32 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:32 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 12:32 PM3129 km1944 miles1689 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:32 PM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaFri 1:32 PM3166 km1967 miles1709 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 1:32 PM3168 km1968 miles1711 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 12:32 PM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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