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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 12:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 4° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 444.25 meters/second, 1599.3 kilometres/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.56 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.4"993.53 miWest0° 00' 43.5"0.83 miNorth993.56 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.3"1.87 miEast0° 17' 34.9"20.15 miNorth20.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 49' South, Longitude: 29° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 447.45 meters/second, 1610.8 kilometres/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.9"1000.85 miWest0° 11' 59.7"13.74 miNorth1000.97 mi
24 hours12° 30' 25.8"865.04 miEast4° 42' 03.4"323.00 miNorth922.94 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:30 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSun 1:30 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 12:30 PM2231 km1386 miles1204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sun 2:30 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleSun 1:30 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:30 PM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:30 PM2502 km1554 miles1351 nmNorth N
KinshasaSun 1:30 PM2523 km1568 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSun 1:30 PM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE
LoméSun 12:30 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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