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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 9° 27' 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"989.06 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth989.09 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.2"2.53 mieast0° 16' 41.2"19.13 minorth19.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' South, Longitude: 16° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.07 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"966.40 miwest0° 08' 55.6"10.23 minorth966.77 mi
24 hours14° 04' 12.7"944.08 mieast3° 58' 21.7"273.09 minorth989.91 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 PM439 km273 miles237 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanThu 12:50 PM2603 km1618 miles1406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 1:50 PM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaThu 12:50 PM2648 km1646 miles1430 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 12:50 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 12:50 PM2738 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:50 PM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Thu 2:50 PM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleThu 1:50 PM2872 km1785 miles1551 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 12:50 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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