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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 = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:32:00 AM.

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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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 10° 19' 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"988.90 miWest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 miNorth988.93 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° 56' 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"965.43 miWest0° 08' 47.7"10.08 miNorth965.80 mi
24 hours14° 06' 01.2"945.23 miEast3° 55' 44.6"270.08 miNorth990.24 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 PM451 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Thu 1:32 PM736 km457 miles397 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 12:32 PM790 km491 miles426 nmNortheast NE
MenongueThu 12:32 PM854 km530 miles461 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 1:32 PM895 km556 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Thu 1:32 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmEast E
LuandaThu 12:32 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:32 PM1567 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:32 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 11:32 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest W

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