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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 19' South
Longitude: 9° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.18 meters/second, 1545.1 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"959.72 miwest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 minorth959.74 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.9"6.79 mieast0° 08' 03.1"9.24 minorth11.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 38' South
Longitude: 54° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 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' 19.2"950.84 miwest0° 07' 02.8"8.08 misouth950.56 mi
24 hours14° 14' 13.9"938.66 mieast2° 16' 10.6"156.11 misouth945.47 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 PM487 km302 miles263 nmEast E
Walvis Bay *Mon 1:26 PM487 km303 miles263 nmEast E
Windhoek *Mon 1:26 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast E
LubangoMon 12:26 PM906 km563 miles489 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaMon 12:26 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 1:26 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneMon 1:26 PM1663 km1034 miles898 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownMon 11:26 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmWest-northwest WNW
JohannesburgMon 1:26 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaMon 1:26 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmEast-southeast ESE
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