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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

UTC time = Friday, January 3, 2014 at 12:32:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 6° 52' 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"956.29 miWest0° 00' 14.9"0.29 miNorth956.30 mi
24 hours0° 06' 51.0"7.29 miEast0° 06' 11.1"7.09 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° 18' South, Longitude: 22° 18' 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' 21.3"974.78 miWest0° 09' 57.0"11.40 miNorth975.15 mi
24 hours13° 30' 39.7"913.18 miEast4° 15' 57.3"293.20 miNorth965.31 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 PM770 km479 miles416 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 2:32 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmEast E
LuandaFri 1:32 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape TownFri 2:32 PM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:32 PM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 1:32 PM3116 km1936 miles1683 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:32 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmNorth N
KinshasaFri 1:32 PM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 1:32 PM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 12:32 PM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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