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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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 1° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.55 meters/second, 1589.6 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.46 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"987.51 miwest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 minorth987.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.7"2.76 mieast0° 16' 22.1"18.76 minorth18.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 23° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.19 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 12.0"950.96 miwest0° 06' 06.5"7.00 minorth951.24 mi
24 hours14° 33' 25.7"962.22 mieast2° 59' 49.8"206.10 minorth991.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:20 PM451 km280 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaWed 1:20 PM1927 km1197 miles1041 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 2:20 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméWed 12:20 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 1:20 PM2378 km1477 miles1284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 1:20 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 1:20 PM2410 km1498 miles1302 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 12:20 PM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:20 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmNorth N
MalaboWed 1:20 PM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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