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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 12:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 0° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.21 meters/second, 1592.0 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"989.01 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth989.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.4"2.54 mieast0° 16' 40.8"19.12 minorth19.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 6° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.87 meters/second, 1554.7 km/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.5 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' 08.8"965.94 miwest0° 08' 51.6"10.15 minorth966.31 mi
24 hours14° 05' 07.7"944.70 mieast3° 57' 02.7"271.59 minorth990.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:10 PM693 km430 miles374 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaThu 1:10 PM1681 km1045 miles908 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 2:10 PM1816 km1128 miles980 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 12:10 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 1:10 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 1:10 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 1:10 PM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboThu 1:10 PM2529 km1572 miles1366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 2:10 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmSoutheast SE
AccraThu 12:10 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNorth N
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