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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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' South, Longitude: 17° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"952.79 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 minorth952.80 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.5"7.74 mieast0° 03' 02.7"3.49 minorth8.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 174° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.70 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.5"938.58 miwest0° 01' 22.0"1.57 misouth938.65 mi
24 hours11° 42' 39.0"757.56 mieast0° 59' 28.8"68.20 misouth763.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Thu 12:52 PM81 km50 miles44 nmNorth N
Walvis Bay *Thu 12:52 PM262 km163 miles142 nmWest W
Swakopmund *Thu 12:52 PM266 km165 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
GhanziThu 12:52 PM506 km314 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
TsabongThu 12:52 PM621 km386 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rundu *Thu 12:52 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaunThu 12:52 PM755 km469 miles407 nmEast-northeast ENE
MolepololeThu 12:52 PM872 km542 miles471 nmEast E
GaboroneThu 12:52 PM915 km569 miles494 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueThu 11:52 AM958 km595 miles517 nmNorth N
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