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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 6° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.90 meters/second, 1594.5 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"990.56 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.59 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.0"2.31 mieast0° 16' 59.5"19.48 minorth19.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 09' South, Longitude: 0° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.17 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 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' 33.1"982.33 miwest0° 10' 51.4"12.44 minorth982.68 mi
24 hours13° 29' 55.6"919.21 mieast4° 34' 04.6"313.94 minorth976.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:40 PM200 km124 miles108 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 1:40 PM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:40 PM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM2523 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 2:40 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraFri 12:40 PM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM2648 km1646 miles1430 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:40 PM2657 km1651 miles1434 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:40 PM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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