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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 10:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 22° 09' 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' 30.1"4.02 minorth8.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 157° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.41 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 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' 50.2"944.67 miwest0° 03' 38.2"4.17 misouth944.86 mi
24 hours11° 35' 23.9"754.44 mieast1° 52' 26.8"128.91 misouth769.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MolepololeFri 12:32 PM365 km227 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaboroneFri 12:32 PM412 km256 miles223 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Fri 12:32 PM524 km326 miles283 nmWest W
RustenburgFri 12:32 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownFri 12:32 PM598 km371 miles323 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rundu *Fri 12:32 PM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PretoriaFri 12:32 PM671 km417 miles362 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgFri 12:32 PM680 km422 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
PolokwaneFri 12:32 PM749 km465 miles404 nmEast E
Walvis Bay *Fri 12:32 PM785 km488 miles424 nmWest W
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