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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 = Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:32:00 AM.

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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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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° 22' 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"990.42 miWest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 miNorth990.45 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: 17° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 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' 28.9"981.54 miWest0° 10' 47.0"12.35 miNorth981.90 mi
24 hours13° 31' 35.6"920.44 miEast4° 32' 51.7"312.53 miNorth977.43 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 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:32 PM759 km472 miles410 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboFri 12:32 PM766 km476 miles414 nmNortheast NE
MenongueFri 12:32 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 1:32 PM913 km567 miles493 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaFri 12:32 PM990 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Fri 1:32 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmEast E
KinshasaFri 12:32 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:32 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 11:32 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmWest W

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