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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 34' South
Longitude: 11° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.43 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"964.77 miwest0° 00' 25.0"0.48 minorth964.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 39.5"6.07 mieast0° 10' 11.0"11.68 minorth13.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 16' South
Longitude: 20° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.41 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.05 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.6"962.68 miwest0° 09' 12.5"10.55 minorth963.09 mi
24 hours13° 24' 33.2"894.92 mieast4° 03' 05.3"278.53 minorth944.75 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 1:20 PM305 km189 miles165 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:20 PM316 km196 miles171 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Sat 1:20 PM556 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSat 12:20 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Sat 1:20 PM925 km575 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueSat 12:20 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 12:20 PM1417 km881 miles765 nmNorth N
GaboroneSat 1:20 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownSat 1:20 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JohannesburgSat 1:20 PM1729 km1074 miles933 nmEast-southeast ESE
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