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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 1:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 06' 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"992.07 miWest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 miNorth992.10 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: 2° 09' 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"16.58 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.6"995.11 miWest0° 11' 53.3"13.61 miNorth995.36 mi
24 hours12° 56' 00.3"890.63 miEast4° 48' 02.5"329.85 miNorth952.08 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 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmEast E
RecifeSat 10:30 AM1980 km1231 miles1069 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 10:30 AM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 10:30 AM2581 km1603 miles1393 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:30 AM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 1:30 PM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 1:30 PM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Sat 11:30 AM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanSat 1:30 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 1:30 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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