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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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 24° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.26 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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"953.15 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.16 mi
24 hours0° 07' 15.5"7.70 mieast0° 03' 29.9"4.02 minorth8.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 155° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.38 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"944.61 miwest0° 03' 37.3"4.15 misouth944.80 mi
24 hours11° 35' 27.9"754.47 mieast1° 52' 05.2"128.50 misouth769.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MolepololeFri 12:22 PM155 km96 miles84 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneFri 12:22 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
SeroweFri 12:22 PM231 km143 miles125 nmEast-northeast ENE
GhanziFri 12:22 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
FrancistownFri 12:22 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNortheast NE
RustenburgFri 12:22 PM375 km233 miles202 nmSoutheast SE
MaunFri 12:22 PM382 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TsabongFri 12:22 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouthwest SW
PretoriaFri 12:22 PM453 km281 miles244 nmSoutheast SE
JohannesburgFri 12:22 PM474 km295 miles256 nmSoutheast SE
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