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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 11:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' South, Longitude: 9° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.15 meters/second, 1537.7 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"955.10 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 misouth955.08 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.3"7.35 mieast0° 04' 53.0"5.60 misouth9.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' South, Longitude: 33° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.32 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.4 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.2"960.06 miwest0° 08' 50.7"10.14 misouth959.77 mi
24 hours14° 19' 30.5"953.73 mieast3° 02' 16.8"208.92 misouth968.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Walvis Bay *Mon 1:16 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Mon 1:16 PM543 km337 miles293 nmEast E
Windhoek *Mon 1:16 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast E
LubangoMon 12:16 PM996 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 1:16 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaMon 12:16 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneMon 1:16 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmEast E
JamestownMon 11:16 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
JohannesburgMon 1:16 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaMon 1:16 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmEast-southeast ESE
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