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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 1:40:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 21° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.26 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 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' 41.3"0.79 miNorth989.07 mi
24 hours0° 02' 17.8"2.52 miEast0° 16' 41.8"19.14 miNorth19.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' South, Longitude: 27° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.32 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.12 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.4"966.89 miWest0° 09' 00.4"10.32 miNorth967.26 mi
24 hours14° 03' 05.1"943.25 miEast3° 59' 56.7"274.89 miNorth989.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 1:40 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmEast E
RecifeThu 10:40 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 10:40 AM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 11:40 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 10:40 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Thu 11:40 AM2681 km1666 miles1447 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 11:40 AM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 1:40 PM2901 km1802 miles1566 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:40 PM3029 km1882 miles1635 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:40 PM3121 km1940 miles1685 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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