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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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 24' South, Longitude: 12° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.93 meters/second, 1554.9 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.10 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.0"965.83 miwest0° 00' 26.0"0.50 minorth965.86 mi
24 hours0° 05' 29.8"5.90 mieast0° 10' 35.8"12.15 minorth13.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 13' South, Longitude: 33° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.63 meters/second, 1579.1 km/hour, 981.2 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.4"981.05 miwest0° 10' 58.0"12.56 minorth981.44 mi
24 hours12° 36' 50.5"855.89 mieast4° 34' 55.7"314.91 minorth917.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Sun 1:20 PM279 km173 miles151 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Sun 1:20 PM294 km183 miles159 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Sun 1:20 PM523 km325 miles282 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSun 12:20 PM730 km454 miles394 nmNorth N
Rundu *Sun 1:20 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueSun 12:20 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNortheast NE
GhanziSun 1:20 PM979 km609 miles529 nmEast E
LuandaSun 12:20 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth N
GaboroneSun 1:20 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownSun 1:20 PM1517 km942 miles819 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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