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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 = Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 6° 43' 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"987.46 miWest0° 00' 40.5"0.77 miNorth987.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.4"2.75 miEast0° 16' 22.4"18.77 miNorth18.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' South, Longitude: 27° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.27 meters/second, 1531.0 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.7 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' 12.6"951.06 miWest0° 06' 09.0"7.05 miNorth951.35 mi
24 hours14° 33' 07.8"961.99 miEast3° 00' 42.3"207.08 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 12:40 PM240 km149 miles129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaWed 1:40 PM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 12:40 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Wed 2:40 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanWed 12:40 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:40 PM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 1:40 PM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 12:40 PM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroWed 12:40 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNorth N
LoméWed 12:40 PM2794 km1736 miles1508 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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