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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° 06' 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"992.00 miwest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 minorth992.04 mi
24 hours0° 01' 53.6"2.09 mieast0° 17' 17.3"19.81 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° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.71 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"994.71 miwest0° 11' 51.9"13.59 minorth994.97 mi
24 hours12° 57' 16.0"891.78 mieast4° 47' 54.7"329.71 minorth953.23 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 PM211 km131 miles114 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaSat 1:30 PM2086 km1296 miles1127 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:30 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sat 2:30 PM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleSat 1:30 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:30 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:30 PM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmNorth N
KinshasaSat 1:30 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSat 1:30 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSat 12:30 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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