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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 35' South, Longitude: 26° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.41 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"964.72 miwest0° 00' 24.8"0.48 minorth964.74 mi
24 hours0° 05' 39.9"6.08 mieast0° 10' 10.0"11.66 minorth13.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' South, Longitude: 34° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.06 meters/second, 1548.2 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.03 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.6"961.88 miwest0° 09' 06.9"10.45 minorth962.29 mi
24 hours13° 26' 36.0"896.54 mieast4° 01' 17.3"276.48 minorth945.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownSat 12:20 PM85 km53 miles46 nmEast-northeast ENE
BulawayoSat 12:20 PM242 km150 miles131 nmNortheast NE
MolepololeSat 12:20 PM341 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GaboroneSat 12:20 PM353 km219 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PolokwaneSat 12:20 PM373 km232 miles202 nmSoutheast SE
GweruSat 12:20 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNortheast NE
MasvingoSat 12:20 PM450 km279 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
RustenburgSat 12:20 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth S
PretoriaSat 12:20 PM482 km300 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JohannesburgSat 12:20 PM527 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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