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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 4° 30' 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"987.52 miwest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 minorth987.55 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.6"2.75 mieast0° 16' 22.1"18.77 minorth18.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 25° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.23 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 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' 12.4"951.05 miwest0° 06' 07.8"7.03 minorth951.34 mi
24 hours14° 33' 16.3"962.13 mieast3° 00' 17.6"206.63 minorth991.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:30 PM251 km156 miles136 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaWed 1:30 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 2:30 PM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméWed 12:30 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 1:30 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 12:30 PM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmNorth N
KinshasaWed 1:30 PM2627 km1632 miles1419 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 1:30 PM2629 km1633 miles1419 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraWed 12:30 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth N
LomeWed 12:30 PM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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