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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 Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 03' South, Longitude: 10° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.55 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.54 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.0"992.01 miwest0° 00' 42.7"0.82 minorth992.04 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.1"2.10 mieast0° 17' 16.6"19.80 minorth19.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' South, Longitude: 30° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.54 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.8"994.38 miwest0° 11' 50.5"13.56 minorth994.64 mi
24 hours12° 58' 30.9"892.97 mieast4° 47' 45.0"329.55 minorth954.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 12:30 PM388 km241 miles209 nmNortheast NE
HuamboSat 12:30 PM725 km451 miles392 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:30 PM771 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MenongueSat 12:30 PM803 km499 miles434 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 1:30 PM914 km568 miles493 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSat 12:30 PM951 km591 miles514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Sat 1:30 PM976 km607 miles527 nmEast E
KinshasaSat 12:30 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 12:30 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 11:30 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmWest W
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