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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 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 1° 55' West

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"990.54 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.57 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.1"2.31 mieast0° 16' 59.2"19.47 minorth19.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 12' South, Longitude: 5° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.07 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 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' 32.0"982.12 miwest0° 10' 50.1"12.41 minorth982.48 mi
24 hours13° 30' 24.4"919.58 mieast4° 33' 43.9"313.54 minorth976.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:20 PM434 km269 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaFri 1:20 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 2:20 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:20 PM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 1:20 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 1:20 PM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 1:20 PM2368 km1471 miles1278 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:20 PM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:20 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNorth N
MalaboFri 1:20 PM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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