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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

UTC time = Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 12:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 6° 36' 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"992.02 miWest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 miNorth992.05 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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 35' South, Longitude: 14° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 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' 59.7"994.78 miWest0° 11' 52.2"13.59 miNorth995.04 mi
24 hours12° 57' 03.3"891.59 miEast4° 47' 56.2"329.74 miNorth953.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:40 PM155 km96 miles84 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 1:40 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:40 PM2415 km1500 miles1304 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:40 PM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Sat 2:40 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraSat 12:40 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:40 PM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM2642 km1642 miles1426 nmNorth N
LoméSat 12:40 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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