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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 8° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.69 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.3"972.02 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.4"4.98 mieast0° 12' 34.9"14.43 minorth15.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 19' North, Longitude: 88° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.00 meters/second, 1587.6 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"986.33 miwest0° 09' 16.2"10.62 minorth986.12 mi
24 hours11° 01' 42.4"748.06 mieast3° 24' 59.5"234.86 minorth779.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Fri 1:36 PM659 km410 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:36 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoFri 12:36 PM801 km497 miles432 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Fri 1:36 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaFri 12:36 PM1377 km856 miles744 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 11:36 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cape TownFri 1:36 PM1779 km1105 miles960 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneFri 1:36 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaFri 12:36 PM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:36 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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