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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

UTC time = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 9° 11' 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"988.99 miWest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 miNorth989.02 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.2"2.53 miEast0° 16' 41.2"19.13 miNorth19.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' South, Longitude: 15° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.06 meters/second, 1555.4 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 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' 10.8"966.32 miWest0° 08' 55.4"10.23 miNorth966.69 mi
24 hours14° 04' 14.2"944.03 miEast3° 58' 19.5"273.03 miNorth989.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:50 PM412 km256 miles223 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanThu 12:50 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 1:50 PM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 12:50 PM2640 km1641 miles1426 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 12:50 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 12:50 PM2733 km1699 miles1476 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:50 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Thu 2:50 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleThu 1:50 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNortheast NE
LoméThu 12:50 PM2862 km1778 miles1545 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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