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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

UTC time = Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:34:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 9° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.11 meters/second, 1562.8 km/hour, 971.1 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.18 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.8"970.72 miWest0° 00' 30.0"0.57 miNorth970.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 47.5"5.17 miEast0° 12' 11.7"13.98 miNorth14.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' North, Longitude: 77° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.5"997.55 miWest0° 10' 33.2"12.09 miNorth997.42 mi
24 hours11° 00' 14.9"754.97 miEast3° 59' 12.0"273.99 miNorth799.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Thu 1:34 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Thu 1:34 PM619 km385 miles334 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoThu 12:34 PM790 km491 miles427 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Thu 1:34 PM858 km533 miles463 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 12:34 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 11:34 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cape TownThu 1:34 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneThu 1:34 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaThu 12:34 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:34 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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