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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 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 8° 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"988.98 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth989.01 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.8"2.54 mieast0° 16' 40.4"19.11 minorth19.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 0° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.71 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 07.1"965.60 miwest0° 08' 48.6"10.10 minorth965.97 mi
24 hours14° 05' 48.9"945.15 mieast3° 56' 02.9"270.45 minorth990.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 12:40 PM654 km406 miles353 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Thu 1:40 PM898 km558 miles485 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 12:40 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 1:40 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 12:40 PM1121 km697 miles605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 11:40 AM1478 km919 miles798 nmWest W
KinshasaThu 12:40 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:40 PM1673 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 11:40 AM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:40 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorth N
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