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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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' South, Longitude: 14° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.96 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.48 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth952.49 mi
24 hours0° 07' 21.0"7.79 mieast0° 02' 34.8"2.96 minorth8.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 171° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.59 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.9"938.34 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 minorth938.29 mi
24 hours348° 16' 45.4"757.89 miwest0° 03' 52.8"4.45 misouth758.06 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 *Wed 1:02 PM43 km27 miles23 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Swakopmund *Wed 1:02 PM74 km46 miles40 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Wed 1:02 PM288 km179 miles156 nmEast-northeast ENE
GhanziWed 1:02 PM766 km476 miles413 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rundu *Wed 1:02 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNortheast NE
TsabongWed 1:02 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoWed 12:02 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNorth N
MaunWed 1:02 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
GaboroneWed 1:02 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmEast E
Cape TownWed 1:02 PM1237 km768 miles668 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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