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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 10° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.51 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"990.49 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.5"2.32 mieast0° 16' 58.7"19.46 minorth19.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' South, Longitude: 16° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.85 meters/second, 1579.9 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.0"981.62 miwest0° 10' 47.1"12.36 minorth981.98 mi
24 hours13° 31' 34.1"920.48 mieast4° 32' 52.8"312.57 minorth977.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 12:32 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:32 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboFri 12:32 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNortheast NE
MenongueFri 12:32 PM867 km539 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 1:32 PM936 km582 miles505 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaFri 12:32 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 12:32 PM1547 km962 miles836 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:32 PM1552 km965 miles838 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 11:32 AM1692 km1051 miles914 nmWest W
GaboroneFri 1:32 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmEast-southeast ESE
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