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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° 41' 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"988.95 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth988.99 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° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.91 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' 09.1"965.98 miwest0° 08' 52.5"10.17 minorth966.35 mi
24 hours14° 04' 55.5"944.49 mieast3° 57' 20.4"271.91 minorth990.00 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 PM469 km291 miles253 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaThu 1:20 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 2:20 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 12:20 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:20 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 1:20 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 1:20 PM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:20 PM2547 km1583 miles1376 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:20 PM2564 km1593 miles1385 nmNorth N
MalaboThu 1:20 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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