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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 12:10:00 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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 0° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.89 meters/second, 1594.4 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"990.46 miWest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 miNorth990.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.3"2.32 miEast0° 16' 59.1"19.47 miNorth19.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 7° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.02 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.37 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 25' 31.3"981.94 miWest0° 10' 49.3"12.40 miNorth982.29 mi
24 hours13° 30' 40.6"919.73 miEast4° 33' 32.1"313.30 miNorth976.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:10 PM719 km446 miles388 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaFri 1:10 PM1636 km1017 miles883 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 2:10 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:10 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 1:10 PM2133 km1326 miles1152 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 1:10 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 1:10 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboFri 1:10 PM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:10 PM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth N
Cape TownFri 2:10 PM2540 km1579 miles1372 nmSoutheast SE

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