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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 19' South
Longitude: 0° 35' 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"990.53 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.56 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.1"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 14' South
Longitude: 7° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.03 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' 31.4"982.02 miwest0° 10' 49.5"12.40 minorth982.37 mi
24 hours13° 30' 39.0"919.77 mieast4° 33' 33.4"313.34 minorth976.99 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 PM689 km428 miles372 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaFri 1:10 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 2:10 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:10 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 1:10 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 1:10 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 1:10 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboFri 1:10 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:10 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:10 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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