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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 Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 55' South
Longitude: 7° 48' 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"981.52 miwest0° 00' 37.1"0.71 minorth981.55 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.8"3.62 mieast0° 15' 02.3"17.24 minorth17.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 30' South
Longitude: 70° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.72 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"958.81 miwest0° 06' 05.9"6.99 misouth958.58 mi
24 hours13° 28' 15.6"893.59 mieast1° 59' 09.5"136.59 misouth899.25 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 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:40 PM829 km515 miles447 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Sat 1:40 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSat 12:40 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 11:40 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmWest W
KinshasaSat 12:40 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 12:40 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 1:40 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneSat 1:40 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 11:40 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNorth N
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