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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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 10° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.97 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth989.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.8"2.54 mieast0° 16' 40.1"19.11 minorth19.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 3° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.66 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.7"965.49 miwest0° 08' 47.5"10.08 minorth965.86 mi
24 hours14° 06' 02.5"945.31 mieast3° 55' 42.9"270.07 minorth990.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 12:30 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Thu 1:30 PM723 km449 miles390 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 12:30 PM772 km480 miles417 nmNortheast NE
MenongueThu 12:30 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 1:30 PM879 km546 miles474 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Thu 1:30 PM979 km608 miles528 nmEast E
LuandaThu 12:30 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:30 PM1558 km968 miles842 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:30 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 11:30 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmWest W
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