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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 11:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 34' South, Longitude: 14° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.42 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.1 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"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"964.76 miwest0° 00' 25.0"0.48 minorth964.78 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° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.35 meters/second, 1549.3 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.04 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.8"962.54 miwest0° 09' 11.6"10.54 minorth962.95 mi
24 hours13° 24' 53.6"895.19 mieast4° 02' 47.3"278.19 minorth944.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Sat 1:10 PM124 km77 miles67 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:10 PM154 km96 miles83 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Sat 1:10 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rundu *Sat 1:10 PM699 km435 miles378 nmNortheast NE
LubangoSat 12:10 PM742 km461 miles400 nmNorth N
MenongueSat 12:10 PM844 km524 miles456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboSat 12:10 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
GaboroneSat 1:10 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmEast-southeast ESE
RustenburgSat 1:10 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSat 12:10 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmNorth N
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