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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 = Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' South, Longitude: 4° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.88 meters/second, 1587.2 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.44 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.0"985.95 miWest0° 00' 39.6"0.76 miNorth985.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.7"2.97 miEast0° 16' 03.0"18.40 miNorth18.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 40° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.69 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 01.0"941.19 miWest0° 02' 52.0"3.29 miNorth941.33 mi
24 hours14° 47' 12.9"967.57 miEast1° 46' 55.3"122.56 miNorth980.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:30 PM289 km180 miles156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaTue 1:30 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 2:30 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 12:30 PM2371 km1474 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 1:30 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 12:30 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmNorth N
KinshasaTue 1:30 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleTue 1:30 PM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraTue 12:30 PM2657 km1651 miles1434 nmNorth N
LoméTue 12:30 PM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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