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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 35' South
Longitude: 6° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.23 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"989.04 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth989.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.3"2.53 mieast0° 16' 41.1"19.13 minorth19.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 07' South
Longitude: 13° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.02 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.2"966.29 miwest0° 08' 54.5"10.21 minorth966.65 mi
24 hours14° 04' 26.5"944.23 mieast3° 58' 02.0"272.72 minorth989.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:40 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNortheast NE
LuandaThu 1:40 PM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 12:40 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:40 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Thu 2:40 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraThu 12:40 PM2664 km1656 miles1439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:40 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 1:40 PM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 12:40 PM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmNorth N
LomeThu 12:40 PM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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