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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 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 1° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.22 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"989.02 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth989.06 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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 8° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.92 meters/second, 1554.9 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 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' 09.3"966.06 miwest0° 08' 52.5"10.17 minorth966.43 mi
24 hours14° 04' 54.1"944.54 mieast3° 57' 22.6"271.97 minorth990.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:20 PM441 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaThu 1:20 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 2:20 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 12:20 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:20 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 1:20 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 1:20 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:20 PM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:20 PM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth N
MalaboThu 1:20 PM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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