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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 44' South
Longitude: 11° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.94 meters/second, 1551.4 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.2"963.67 miwest0° 00' 23.8"0.46 minorth963.70 mi
24 hours0° 05' 48.8"6.23 mieast0° 09' 46.0"11.20 minorth12.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 26' South
Longitude: 5° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 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' 23.6"15.75 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.6"944.75 miwest0° 06' 32.8"7.51 minorth945.08 mi
24 hours14° 11' 58.3"931.98 mieast3° 09' 27.5"217.15 minorth964.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Fri 1:20 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:20 PM317 km197 miles171 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Fri 1:20 PM562 km349 miles303 nmEast E
LubangoFri 12:20 PM777 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Fri 1:20 PM942 km585 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaFri 12:20 PM1436 km893 miles776 nmNorth N
GaboroneFri 1:20 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownFri 1:20 PM1502 km934 miles811 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JohannesburgFri 1:20 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaFri 1:20 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmEast-southeast ESE
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