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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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 42' South, Longitude: 6° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.01 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"957.08 miwest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 minorth957.10 mi
24 hours0° 06' 44.6"7.18 mieast0° 06' 38.1"7.61 minorth10.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' South, Longitude: 36° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.57 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.7"989.97 miwest0° 11' 16.9"12.92 minorth990.28 mi
24 hours12° 49' 47.4"878.83 mieast4° 37' 43.8"318.09 minorth938.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:30 PM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Sat 2:30 PM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmEast E
LuandaSat 1:30 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape TownSat 2:30 PM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 12:30 PM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:30 PM3086 km1918 miles1667 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaSat 1:30 PM3109 km1932 miles1679 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:30 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleSat 1:30 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmNortheast NE
AccraSat 12:30 PM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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