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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° 54' 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"991.94 miwest0° 00' 42.7"0.82 minorth991.97 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: 31° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.53 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' 55.7"994.30 miwest0° 11' 50.5"13.56 minorth994.57 mi
24 hours12° 58' 32.3"892.93 mieast4° 47' 44.9"329.52 minorth954.37 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 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNortheast NE
HuamboSat 12:30 PM703 km437 miles380 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:30 PM756 km469 miles408 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MenongueSat 12:30 PM775 km482 miles418 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 1:30 PM892 km554 miles482 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSat 12:30 PM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Sat 1:30 PM947 km588 miles511 nmEast E
MalanjeSat 12:30 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaSat 12:30 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 12:30 PM1493 km927 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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