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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 6° 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"987.53 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.77 minorth987.56 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: 28° 12' 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"15.86 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 23' 12.6"951.14 miwest0° 06' 09.1"7.05 minorth951.43 mi
24 hours14° 33' 06.9"962.05 mieast3° 00' 45.4"207.15 minorth991.25 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 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaWed 1:40 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 12:40 PM2513 km1561 miles1357 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Wed 2:40 PM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanWed 12:40 PM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:40 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 1:40 PM2707 km1682 miles1461 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 12:40 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroWed 12:40 PM2737 km1700 miles1478 nmNorth N
LomeWed 12:40 PM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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