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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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 19° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.60 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 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"992.14 miwest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 minorth992.17 mi
24 hours0° 01' 53.1"2.08 mieast0° 17' 18.1"19.83 minorth19.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' South, Longitude: 1° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.89 meters/second, 1601.6 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.8"995.19 miwest0° 11' 53.3"13.62 minorth995.44 mi
24 hours12° 55' 58.9"890.67 mieast4° 48' 02.6"329.88 minorth952.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 1:30 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmEast E
RecifeSat 10:30 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 10:30 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 10:30 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:30 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 1:30 PM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 1:30 PM2901 km1803 miles1566 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Sat 11:30 AM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanSat 1:30 PM2994 km1860 miles1616 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 1:30 PM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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