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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 = Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:40:00 AM.

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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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 8° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.88 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.36 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.4"981.45 miWest0° 00' 37.1"0.71 miNorth981.48 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.8"3.62 miEast0° 15' 02.3"17.24 miNorth17.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 70° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.73 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.98 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 27' 16.6"958.75 miWest0° 06' 06.0"6.99 miSouth958.53 mi
24 hours13° 28' 13.4"893.50 miEast1° 59' 12.3"136.63 miSouth899.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 12:40 PM727 km451 miles392 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:40 PM804 km500 miles434 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Sat 1:40 PM1023 km636 miles552 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSat 12:40 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 11:40 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmWest W
KinshasaSat 12:40 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 12:40 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneSat 1:40 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownSat 1:40 PM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São ToméSat 11:40 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth N

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