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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 4° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.90 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"990.55 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.58 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.0"2.31 mieast0° 16' 59.4"19.47 minorth19.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' South, Longitude: 2° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 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' 32.5"982.23 miwest0° 10' 50.8"12.42 minorth982.58 mi
24 hours13° 30' 10.0"919.39 mieast4° 33' 54.2"313.74 minorth976.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:30 PM207 km129 miles112 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaFri 1:30 PM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:30 PM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 2:30 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleFri 1:30 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:30 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:30 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth N
KinshasaFri 1:30 PM2588 km1608 miles1397 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 1:30 PM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeFri 12:30 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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