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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 9° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.91 meters/second, 1594.5 km/hour, 990.8 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"990.57 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.61 mi
24 hours0° 02' 05.9"2.31 mieast0° 16' 59.7"19.48 minorth19.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' South, Longitude: 1° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.21 meters/second, 1581.2 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 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 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.7"982.43 miwest0° 10' 52.0"12.45 minorth982.79 mi
24 hours13° 29' 41.0"919.02 mieast4° 34' 15.0"314.13 minorth976.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:50 PM424 km263 miles229 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanFri 12:50 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:50 PM2618 km1627 miles1413 nmNorth N
LuandaFri 1:50 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:50 PM2635 km1638 miles1423 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:50 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:50 PM2723 km1692 miles1471 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 2:50 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmEast-southeast ESE
LomeFri 12:50 PM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 1:50 PM2849 km1770 miles1538 nmNortheast NE
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