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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 Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 4° 21' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.56 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.4"993.60 miwest0° 00' 43.5"0.83 minorth993.63 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° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.45 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"1000.93 miwest0° 11' 59.6"13.74 minorth1001.04 mi
24 hours12° 30' 24.8"865.08 mieast4° 42' 02.7"323.00 minorth922.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:30 PM172 km107 miles93 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSun 1:30 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 12:30 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sun 2:30 PM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleSun 1:30 PM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:30 PM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:30 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth N
KinshasaSun 1:30 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSun 1:30 PM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSun 12:30 PM2603 km1617 miles1406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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