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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 Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' South, Longitude: 4° 33' 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"986.02 miwest0° 00' 39.6"0.76 minorth986.05 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° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.88 meters/second, 1515.2 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"941.26 miwest0° 02' 52.0"3.29 minorth941.40 mi
24 hours14° 47' 12.8"967.64 mieast1° 46' 59.0"122.64 minorth980.33 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 PM275 km171 miles148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaTue 1:30 PM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 2:30 PM2310 km1436 miles1247 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 12:30 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 1:30 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 12:30 PM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmNorth N
KinshasaTue 1:30 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleTue 1:30 PM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraTue 12:30 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth N
LomeTue 12:30 PM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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