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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, January 7, 2013 at 11:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 19' South, Longitude: 10° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.18 meters/second, 1545.0 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.8"959.65 miwest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 minorth959.67 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.9"6.79 mieast0° 08' 03.1"9.23 minorth11.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 54° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.18 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 19.3"950.79 miwest0° 07' 02.9"8.08 misouth950.51 mi
24 hours14° 14' 11.9"938.57 mieast2° 16' 13.8"156.17 misouth945.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Mon 1:26 PM458 km285 miles247 nmEast E
Walvis Bay *Mon 1:26 PM459 km285 miles248 nmEast E
Windhoek *Mon 1:26 PM722 km448 miles390 nmEast E
LubangoMon 12:26 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 1:26 PM1523 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuandaMon 12:26 PM1529 km950 miles825 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneMon 1:26 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownMon 11:26 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmWest-northwest WNW
JohannesburgMon 1:26 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaMon 1:26 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmEast-southeast ESE
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