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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 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 34' South, Longitude: 9° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.43 meters/second, 1553.2 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"964.78 miwest0° 00' 25.0"0.48 minorth964.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 39.4"6.07 mieast0° 10' 11.2"11.68 minorth13.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' South, Longitude: 17° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.47 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.8 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' 30.4"962.81 miwest0° 09' 13.5"10.57 minorth963.22 mi
24 hours13° 24' 12.8"894.64 mieast4° 03' 22.9"278.87 minorth944.58 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 1:30 PM551 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:30 PM556 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Sat 1:30 PM810 km503 miles437 nmEast E
LubangoSat 12:30 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 12:30 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 1:30 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JamestownSat 11:30 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmWest-northwest WNW
GaboroneSat 1:30 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgSat 1:30 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaSat 1:30 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmEast-southeast ESE
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