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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 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 8° 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"990.50 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.53 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.4"2.32 mieast0° 16' 58.7"19.46 minorth19.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 20' South, Longitude: 14° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.89 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.8 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' 29.5"981.70 miwest0° 10' 47.5"12.37 minorth982.06 mi
24 hours13° 31' 22.5"920.33 mieast4° 33' 01.5"312.73 minorth977.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 12:40 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:40 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboFri 12:40 PM965 km599 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaFri 12:40 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 1:40 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownFri 11:40 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest W
KinshasaFri 12:40 PM1640 km1019 miles886 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:40 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 11:40 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 12:40 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth N
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