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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 48' South
Longitude: 9° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.69 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.4 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' 42.8"956.36 miwest0° 00' 14.9"0.29 minorth956.37 mi
24 hours0° 06' 50.9"7.29 mieast0° 06' 11.3"7.10 minorth10.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 16' South
Longitude: 20° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.87 meters/second, 1569.1 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.3 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' 22.0"974.95 miwest0° 09' 57.8"11.41 minorth975.32 mi
24 hours13° 30' 23.4"913.03 mieast4° 16' 09.5"293.45 minorth965.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:40 PM842 km523 miles454 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 2:40 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmEast E
LuandaFri 1:40 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape TownFri 2:40 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:40 PM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM3160 km1963 miles1706 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM3225 km2004 miles1742 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:40 PM3263 km2027 miles1762 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 12:40 PM3283 km2040 miles1773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmNorth N
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