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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 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 10° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.20 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' 40.3"19.11 minorth19.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 2° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 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' 06.8"965.51 miwest0° 08' 47.7"10.08 minorth965.88 mi
24 hours14° 05' 59.8"945.28 mieast3° 55' 46.8"270.14 minorth990.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 12:32 PM474 km294 miles256 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Thu 1:32 PM754 km468 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 12:32 PM812 km505 miles438 nmNortheast NE
MenongueThu 12:32 PM881 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 1:32 PM920 km572 miles497 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaThu 12:32 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:32 PM1577 km980 miles852 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:32 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 11:32 AM1690 km1050 miles912 nmWest W
GaboroneThu 1:32 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmEast-southeast ESE
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