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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 4° 27' 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"989.03 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth989.07 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.4"2.54 mieast0° 16' 41.0"19.12 minorth19.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 11° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.97 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 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 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.7"966.17 miwest0° 08' 53.6"10.19 minorth966.54 mi
24 hours14° 04' 40.3"944.39 mieast3° 57' 42.2"272.34 minorth990.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:30 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaThu 1:30 PM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 2:30 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 12:30 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:30 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:30 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:30 PM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 1:30 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 1:30 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeThu 12:30 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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