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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° 08' 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"990.50 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 05.9"2.31 mieast0° 16' 59.5"19.48 minorth19.61 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° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.21 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.5 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' 33.7"982.35 miwest0° 10' 51.9"12.45 minorth982.71 mi
24 hours13° 29' 42.6"918.98 mieast4° 34' 13.8"314.09 minorth976.41 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 PM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanFri 12:50 PM2566 km1594 miles1385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:50 PM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:50 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 12:50 PM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 12:50 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:50 PM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 2:50 PM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleFri 1:50 PM2827 km1756 miles1526 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 12:50 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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