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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 4° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.58 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 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"992.07 miwest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 minorth992.11 mi
24 hours0° 01' 53.6"2.09 mieast0° 17' 17.4"19.82 minorth19.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' South, Longitude: 16° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.72 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 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' 59.2"994.79 miwest0° 11' 51.9"13.59 minorth995.05 mi
24 hours12° 57' 14.6"891.82 mieast4° 47' 54.8"329.73 minorth953.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:30 PM188 km117 miles101 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaSat 1:30 PM2114 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:30 PM2275 km1414 miles1229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sat 2:30 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleSat 1:30 PM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:30 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:30 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNorth N
KinshasaSat 1:30 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSat 1:30 PM2569 km1597 miles1387 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSat 12:30 PM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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