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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 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 1° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.57 meters/second, 1596.9 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"992.06 miwest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 minorth992.10 mi
24 hours0° 01' 53.8"2.09 mieast0° 17' 17.1"19.81 minorth19.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 39' South, Longitude: 18° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.69 meters/second, 1600.9 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 58.8"994.72 miwest0° 11' 51.7"13.59 minorth994.98 mi
24 hours12° 57' 27.3"892.01 mieast4° 47' 53.4"329.71 minorth953.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:20 PM427 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSat 1:20 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 2:20 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 12:20 PM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:20 PM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaSat 1:20 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:20 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:20 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:20 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth N
MalaboSat 1:20 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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