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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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' South, Longitude: 21° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"955.18 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 misouth955.17 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.1"7.35 mieast0° 04' 54.0"5.62 misouth9.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 38' South, Longitude: 21° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.61 meters/second, 1546.6 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.02 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.8"960.79 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.23 misouth960.49 mi
24 hours14° 17' 48.0"952.47 mieast3° 04' 30.4"211.48 misouth968.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TshaneMon 12:26 PM124 km77 miles67 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GhanziMon 12:26 PM141 km88 miles76 nmNorth N
TsabongMon 12:26 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunMon 12:26 PM386 km240 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MolepololeMon 12:26 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Mon 12:26 PM450 km280 miles243 nmWest W
GaboroneMon 12:26 PM490 km305 miles265 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweMon 12:26 PM542 km337 miles293 nmEast E
Rundu *Mon 12:26 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancistownMon 12:26 PM655 km407 miles353 nmEast-northeast ENE
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