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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:10:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 34' South, Longitude: 14° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 431.42 meters/second, 1553.1 kilometres/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"964.69 miWest0° 00' 25.0"0.48 miNorth964.72 mi
24 hours0° 05' 39.5"6.07 miEast0° 10' 10.8"11.67 miNorth13.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 22° 52' East

The ground speed is currently 430.34 meters/second, 1549.2 kilometres/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.04 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.7"962.46 miWest0° 09' 11.4"10.53 miNorth962.87 mi
24 hours13° 24' 55.9"895.16 miEast4° 02' 45.4"278.14 miNorth944.87 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Sat 1:10 PM123 km76 miles66 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:10 PM154 km95 miles83 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Sat 1:10 PM279 km173 miles151 nmEast-southeast ESE
Opuwo *Sat 1:10 PM397 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Sat 1:10 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNortheast NE
GhanziSat 1:10 PM730 km453 miles394 nmEast E
LubangoSat 12:10 PM746 km463 miles403 nmNorth N
MenongueSat 12:10 PM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaunSat 1:10 PM934 km581 miles505 nmEast E
HuamboSat 12:10 PM981 km609 miles530 nmNorth N

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